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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dure  \Dure\,  a.  [L.  durus;  akin  to  Ir  &  Gael.  dur  ?,  stubborn, 
  W.  dir  certain,  sure  cf  Gr  ?  force.] 
  Hard;  harsh;  severe;  rough;  toilsome.  [R.] 
 
  The  winter  is  severe,  and  life  is  dure  and  rude.  --W. 
  H.  Russell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dure  \Dure\,  v.  i.  [F.  durer,  L.  durare  to  harden,  be  hardened, 
  to  endure,  last  fr  durus  hard.  See  {Dure},  a.] 
  To  last  to  continue;  to  endure.  [Obs.]  --Sir  W.  Raleigh. 
 
  Yet  hath  he  not  root  in  himself,  but  dureth  for  a 
  while  --Matt.  xiii. 
  21. 




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