The obscure word of the week is mure

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s totally obscure English word is mure.

It is a Middle English word derived from old French and means to confine in prison. Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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3 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is mure

  1. Mmm. Does “immure” count? I remember reading that, when HMF Lydia fought the ex-Spanish Natividad, Lady Barbara Wellesley found herself immured on the orlop deck. Surely its the same root, at least!

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