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Examples from the Web for purty
Git hould of the girl Cynthie, an' give her the tip that things is purty bad.
I had a peep at him in the stall, an' he's lookin' purty fit.
Wall, now, that's purty good of ye, I'll be durned it it ain't.Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories
Ses she, "Peter, cum in and see what purty chillun you've got."
Then you had as purty a little horse as a man ever throwed a leg over, anywhere.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
Word Origin and History for purty
1829, representing a colloquial pronunciation of pretty (adj.).
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