Purpled
Purple Pur"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purpled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purpling}.] To make purple; to dye of purple or deep red color; as, hands purpled with blood. [1913 Webster]

When morn Purples the east. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Reclining soft in blissful bowers, Purpled sweet with springing flowers. -- Fenton. [1913 Webster]


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