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Definition of pearl

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Stitch Stitch, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.] 1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made. 2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a stitch; to take up a stitch. 3. [Cf. OE. sticche, stecche, stucche, a piece, AS. stycce. Cf. Stock.] A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance. You have gone a good stitch. --Bunyan. In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their plow, and take no deep stitch in making their furrows. --Holland. 4. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side. He was taken with a cold and with stitches, which was, indeed, a pleurisy. --Bp. Burnet. 5. A contortion, or twist. [Obs.] If you talk, Or pull your face into a stitch again, I shall be angry. --Marston. 6. Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes. [Colloq.] 7. A furrow. --Chapman. Chain stitch, Lock stitch. See in the Vocabulary. Pearl, or Purl stitch. See 2nd Purl, 2.
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Pearl Pearl, n. A fringe or border. [Obs.] -- v. t. To fringe; to border. [Obs.] See Purl. Pearl stitch. See Purl stitch, under Purl.
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Pearl Pearl, a. Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of mother-of-pearl.
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Pearl Pearl, v. t. 1. To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl. Used also figuratively. 2. To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round grains; as, to pearl barley.
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Pearl Pearl, v. i. 1. To resemble pearl or pearls. 2. To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling.
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Brill Brill, n. [Cf. Corn. brilli mackerel, fr. brith streaked, speckled.] (Zo["o]l.) A fish allied to the turbot (Rhombus levis), much esteemed in England for food; -- called also bret, pearl, prill. See Bret.

Meaning of pearl from wikipedia

- A pearl is a hard, glistening object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living s****ed mollusk or another animal, such as...
- A pearl is a hard object produced by mollusks. Pearl may also refer to: Pearl (given name) Pearl (surname) Pearl Aday (born 1975), American singer-songwriter...
- Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in 1990 in Seattle, Washington. The band's lineup consists of founding members Jeff Ament (b**** guitar), Stone...
- Daniel Pearl (October 10, 1963 – February 1, 2002) was an American journalist for The Wall Street Journal. He was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists...
- 157°57′00″W / 21.36500°N 157.95000°W / 21.36500; -157.95000 The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise, preemptive military strike by the Imperial ****anese...
- Pearl (born 23 July 1967) is a French freelance journalist and a former reporter and columnist for Glamour magazine. She is the widow of Daniel Pearl...
- Judea Pearl (born September 4, 1936) is an Israeli-American computer scientist and philosopher, best known for championing the probabilistic approach...
- Pearl barley, or pearled barley, is whole grain barley that has been processed to remove its fibrous outer hull and polished to remove some or all of the...
- Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi (born 13 May 1988) is a South African actress, model, television host, and radio personality. Thusi is known for her portrayal...
- Pearl Lowe (born Pearl Samantha Davis; 7 April 1970) is an English fashion and textiles designer, and former singer-songwriter. Lowe was the vocalist of...
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