WOTD


WORD OF THE DAY
Purlieu PURL-yooPart of speech: nounOrigin: French, late 15th century
1The area near or surrounding a place; a person’s usual haunts.2(British historical) a tract on the border of a forest, especially one earlier included in it and still partly subject to forest laws.
 
Examples of Purlieu in a sentence “The purlieu of Mr. Collins’s property was unkempt.” “The auditorium was a natural purlieu for theater students.”