- the tincture or color purple.
- of the tincture or color purple.
Origin of purpure
Examples from the Web for purpure
Historical Examples of purpure
For Purpure:—mix carmine and French blue, with a little gum: shade with a darker tint of the same.The Handbook to English Heraldry
Except Truth be delicately clothed in purpure, her written verytees can scant find a reader.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors
Again, ‘Purpure, a wolf argent’ would mean “a wrangler with a peaceable disposition!!”The Curiosities of Heraldry
Mark Antony Lower
The exact tint of murrey is between gules and purpure; and tenn is an orange-tawny colour.A Complete Guide to Heraldry
Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
- (usually postpositive) heraldry purple