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purling brook.

What `purling' means here?

I couldn't understand it in dictionary.

Please you explain me.
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Hi User_Gary,

You might like to note these corrections.Emotion: smile

What does `purling' mean here?

I can't understand it in the dictionary.

Please can you explain it to me?

Best wishes, Clive
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PURL - To murmur, as a small stream flowing among stones or other obstructions, which occasion a continued series of broken sounds. It is applied only to small streams. Large streams running in like manner, are said to roar. In descriptions of rural scenery, the poets seldom omit a purling brook or stream.

Purling - The motion of a small stream running among obstructions; also, the murmur it makes in so doing.

brook - a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"
->creek
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Clive
Hi User_Gary,

You might like to note these corrections.Emotion: smile

What does `purling' mean here?

I can't understand it in the dictionary.

Please can you explain it to me?

Best wishes, Clive

Thank you(Clive) for your correction. It could help me a lot in future.

Thanks for Dominic too.
Hi again, User_gary,

As I suggested in your other thread, I think you should try to read texts that are more suitable to your current level of English.

A text that contains an unusual phrase like a 'purling brook', does not seem really suitable or useful for you. That's just my opinion, of course, you may disagree.

Best wishes, Clive
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Murmuring brook

Purling brook