(?), v. t. [OF. pourfiler; pour for + fil a thread, L. filum. See Profile, and cf. Purl a border.] 1. To decorate with a wrought or flowered border; to embroider; to ornament with metallic threads; as, to purfle with blue and white. P. Plowman.
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A goodly lady clad in scarlet red,
Purfled with gold and pearl of rich assay.
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2. (Her.) To ornament with a bordure of emines, furs, and the like; also, with gold studs or mountings.
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(?), } n. 1. A hem, border., or trimming, as of embroidered work.
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2. (Her.) A border of any heraldic fur.
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