purse englannista suomeksi
1550 Mierdman, Steuen, ''The market or fayre of usurers''
- And then muſt many a man occupie as farre as his purſe would reache, and ſtretche out his legges accordynge to the length of his couerlet.
A handbag (small bag usually used by women for carrying various small personal items)
To press (one's lips) in and together so that they protrude.
1901, (w), ''The Land of Cockayne'', translator not credited, London: Heinemann, Chapter IV, p. 72, https://archive.org/details/landofcockayne00seraiala
- The serving Sister pursed up her lips to remind him of the cloistral rule, almost as if she wanted to prevent any conversation between him and the nun.
1916, (w), "An Original" in ''The Little Angel and Other Stories'', translated by W. H. Lowe, New York: Alfred Knopf, p. 85, https://archive.org/details/littleangelother00andriala
- Anton Ivanovich pursed up his lower lip so that his grey moustache pressed against the tip of his red pitted nose, took in all the officials with his rounded eyes, and after an unavoidable pause emitted a fat unctuous laugh.
1979, (w), ''(w)''
- When you're feeling in the dumps
- Don't be silly chumps
- Just purse your lips and whistle – that's the thing.
2002, M. W. Dixon|R.M.W. Dixon, ''Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development'', Cambridge University Press, 2004, Chapter 9, p. 403,
- (..) Yidinj has just one prefix ''dja:-'' 'in the direction of' (..). There is a noun ''djawa'' 'mouth' in a number of neighbouring languages (..) and it is likely that this developed into the prefix ''dja:-''. The semantic motivation would be the fact that Aborigines typically indicate direction by pointing with pursed lips (in circumstances where Europeans would extend a hand or index finger).
To draw up or contract into folds or wrinkles; to pucker; to knit.
(RQ:Shakespeare Othello) thou (..) didst contract and purse thy brow together, / As if thou then hadst shut up in thy brain / Some horrible conceit: (..)
(RQ:Melville Billy Budd)
To put into a purse.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)