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Definition of Light purse

Light purse
Purse Purse, n. [OE. purs, pors, OF. burse, borse, bourse, F. bourse, LL. bursa, fr. Gr. ? hide, skin, leather. Cf. Bourse, Bursch, Bursar, Buskin.] 1. A small bag or pouch, the opening of which is made to draw together closely, used to carry money in; by extension, any receptacle for money carried on the person; a wallet; a pocketbook; a portemonnaie. --Chaucer. Who steals my purse steals trash. --Shak. 2. Hence, a treasury; finances; as, the public purse. 3. A sum of money offered as a prize, or collected as a present; as, to win the purse; to make up a purse. 4. A specific sum of money; as: (a) In Turkey, the sum of 500 piasters. (b) In Persia, the sum of 50 tomans. Light purse, or Empty purse, poverty or want of resources. Long purse, or Heavy purse, wealth; riches. Purse crab (Zo["o]l.), any land crab of the genus Birgus, allied to the hermit crabs. They sometimes weigh twenty pounds or more, and are very strong, being able to crack cocoanuts with the large claw. They chiefly inhabit the tropical islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans, living in holes and feeding upon fruit. Called also palm crab. Purse net, a fishing net, the mouth of which may be closed or drawn together like a purse. --Mortimer. Purse pride, pride of money; insolence proceeding from the possession of wealth. --Bp. Hall. Purse rat. (Zo["o]l.) See Pocket gopher, under Pocket. Sword and purse, the military power and financial resources of a nation.

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- defend light heavyweight title against Marcus Browne". espn.com. Retrieved 1 October 2021. Stumberg, Patrick L. "Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne purse bid...
- Resort & Casino on December 13, 2014 for WBO light middleweight title but on November 16 was cancelled due to purse issues. Andrade was reportedly offered $250...
- that Top Rank had offered former unified light welterweight champion Amir Khan a guaranteed $5 million purse, plus a percentage of PPV revenue, to fight...
- purse and Welborn would take home a $30,000 purse. After rehydrating overnight to 172 pounds. Hurd knocked Welborn out in round 4 to retain his light...
- commonly known as a purse in North American English, is a handled medium-to-large bag used to carry personal items. The term "purse" originally referred...
- landed 117 of his 490 thrown (24%). Trout received a purse of $300,000 and Charlo earned a purse of $500,000. Charlo's next title defense was set to be...
- Castaño said that Soro's promoter, Univent, had yet to pay most of his purse. After Demetrius Andrade vacated his WBA (Regular) title, the WBA elevated...
- able to make the light middleweight limit of 154 lbs. For the PPV fight, Álvarez agreed to pay $100,000 of his minimum $1.25 million purse to Angulo, which...
- orbicularis oris reflex) or a "Pout" is a pouting or pursing of the lips that is elicited by light tapping of the closed lips near the midline. The contraction...