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purlieu

1. English history land on the edge of a forest that was once included within the bounds of the royal forest but was later separated although still subject to some of the forest laws, esp regarding hunting
2. a neighbouring area; outskirts
3. Rare a district or suburb, esp one that is poor or squalid
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Before you reach the northern edge of the purlieu, marked by a thick treeline, you will meet a third crossroads.
Green vegetation with fountains, resorts and purlieu is a proper means to lower stress and is a good opportunity for exchanging ideas among families.
Austin, Mary performed a specific "speech act," which generally falls into the purlieu of an "illocutionary act," "giving some information or an assurance" (How to Do Things with Words 98).
Un continuo difuso que, por otra parte, la autora ha seguido explorando en articulos publicados recientemente en revistas como Informal Logic, Purlieu.
Philip Rose, Broadway producer of A Raisin in the Sun and Purlieu Victorious, has died at age 89.
Woollard, of Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, joined protesters who stormed the Millbank complex in London that houses Tory Party headquarters on November 10.
Woollard, of Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, will serve at least half of his sentence for violent disorder in a young offenders institution.
The A-level student, from Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, will serve half of the sentence in a young offenders' institution before being eligible for release, said a Guardian report.
The park roused the anger of local gentry, whose honour and purlieu rights it menaced.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Rosemary, from Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, have told her parents of the discovery but they stressed no formal identification of the body has taken place.
Vincent's thought remains instructive because development is clearly encouraged, although always from within the purlieu of the Church's most fundamental prior convictions.
I hardly hear the purlieu cry Or a Tommy talk as I pass one by Before my thoughts begin to run On F.