transitive verbmured, mur′ing
Origin of mureMiddle English muren from Middle French murer from Ecclesiastical Late Latin murare, to provide with walls from Classical Latin murus, wall: see munitions
- (obsolete) wall
- (obsolete) husks of fruit from which the juice has been squeezed. Perhaps an old spelling of myrrh
- (obsolete) mural (as a postmodifier)
(third-person singular simple present mures, present participle muring, simple past and past participle mured)
- (obsolete) to wall in or fortify
- (obsolete) To enclose or imprison within walls.
- The five kings are mured in a cave. "” John. x. (Heading).