- simple past tense and past participle of purse
Variant of purse
- a small bag or pouch for carrying money
- financial resources; money
- a sum of money collected as a present or given as a prize
- ☆ a woman's handbag
- anything like a purse in shape, use, etc.
Origin of purseMiddle English ; from Old English purs ; from Medieval Latin bursa, bag, purse ; from Late Latin hide ; from Classical Greek byrsa