Lure Lure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Luring}.] [OF. loirer, loirier, F. leurrer. See {Lure}, n.] To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract. [1913 Webster]

I am not lured with love. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

And various science lures the learned eye. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

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