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noun 
  1. Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
  2. (context, Fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
  3. A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
Translations: 
  • French: appí¢t
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: esca
    (trans-bottom)
proper noun Lure
  1. A commune in the Haute-Saí´ne département, in France.
verb (lur, ing)
  1. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  2. To recall a hawk with a lure.
Translations: 
  • French: attirer (dans un piège), séduire, leurrer
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (ttbc-top)
Etymology: :From Anglo-Norman Anglo-Norman, lure, from loirre (compared with French leurre)


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