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noun 
  1. A small bag for carrying money.
  2. A small bag used by women for carrying various small personal items.
  3. A quantity of money given for a particular purpose.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: handtas
  • French: bourse
    (trans-mid)
  • German: Handtasche
  • Italian: borsetta
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: bolsa
    (trans-bottom)
verb (transitive)
(purs, ing)
  1. To press (one's lips) in and together so that they protrude.
Translations: 
  • German: krí¤useln
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From pursa, from bursa (cognate with :w:Old French, Old French borse > :w:French, French: bourse).


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