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: Middle English from Old English purs from Midieval Latin bursa, bag, purse from LL, hide from Glassical Greek byrsa
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