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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -purlieu-, *purlieu*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
purlieu[N] ขอบเขตรอบนอก, Syn. fringe, periphery

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
purlieu(เพอ'ลู) n. ที่ดินตามชายป่า,บริเวณรอบนอก. purlieus สิ่งแวดล้อม,ละแวกใกล้เคียง,เขตสกปรกของเมือง, Syn. outskirts

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
purlieus    (n) (p @@1 l y uu z)

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Purlieu \Pur"lieu\, n. [Corrupted (by influence of lieu place)
     fr. OF. pural['e]e, poral['e]e (equiv. to LL. perambulatio a
     survey of boundaries, originally, a going through); por (L.
     pro, confused, however, with L. per through) + al['e]e. See
     {Pro-}, and {Alley}.] [Written also {pourlieu}.]
     1. Originally, the ground near a royal forest, which, having
        been unlawfully added to the forest, was afterwards
        severed from it, and disafforested so as to remit to the
        former owners their rights.
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              Then as a tiger, who by chance hath spied
              In some purlieu two gentle fawns at play. --Milton.
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     2. Hence, the outer portion of any place; an adjacent
        district; environs; neighborhood. "The purlieus of St.
        James."
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              brokers had been incessantly plying for custom in
              the purlieus of the court.            --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster] Purlin

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  purlieu
      n 1: an outer adjacent area of any place [syn: {environs},
           {purlieu}]

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