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Pursual

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Definition of the noun pursual

What does pursual mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pursuals

  1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

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Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

PURSUAL Pur*su"al, n. Defn: The act of pursuit. [R.] PURSUANCE Pur*su"ance, n. Etym: [See Pursuant.] 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after. Sermons are not like curious inquiriesafternew nothings,but pursuances ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: Ine-Rhe (1897)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

pursual—. Puseyite. 3823 *pur -an'-al. ». [Eng. pursuit); -ai.] The act of pursuing ; pursuance. pur-atf-anfo, s. [ting, pursuant) ; -«.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting ; a following after ; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

duel eschewal fuel gruel jewel joule lunule mewl newel pilule pursual renewal reviewal schedule vestibule virgule U-ANT affluent confluent congruent effluent fluent incongruent obstruent pursuant suint truant U-BA Cuba scuba tuba U-BI ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: M-Q (1903)

by Joseph Wright

Pursual, sb. the act of urging with great earnestness ; (2) Pursuit, sb. an assault. (1) Bnff.1 ( 3) ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1903)

by Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee

temporarily pardoned, but soon denounced again ; appeared with force at Leith and was an successfully pursual by James, 1594 ; expelled from England; again joined the catholic lords in the north, 1594 ; fled from Caithness to Normandy, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1886)

A New Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use ... by Robert Hunter

pursual— Puseyite 731 *pUT-8U'-al, s. [Eng. pursue); -aL] The act.

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1899)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language Together with Condensed Explanations of Fifty Thousand Important Subjects and an Exhaustive Encyclopaedia of All the Arts and Sciences Profusely Illustrated by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

pursual—Puseyite 38.23 *pir-sii'—al, s. [Eng. pursu(e); -al.] The act of pursuing; pursuance. pür-str-enge, s. [Eng: pursuan(t); -ce.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting; a following after; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1886)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

pursual— Puseyite 731 * pur-SU'-al, *. [Eng. pursue); -at.] The act of pursuing ; pursuance. pnr su anec, [Eng. pursuant); -«.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting ; a following after ; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, &c.

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