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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lure  \Lure\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lured};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Luring}.]  [OF.  loirer,  loirier  F.  leurrer  See  {Lure},  n.] 
  To  draw  to  the  lure;  hence  to  allure  or  invite  by  means  of 
  anything  that  promises  pleasure  or  advantage;  to  entice;  to 
  attract. 
 
  I  am  not  lured  with  love.  --Piers 
  Plowman. 
 
  And  various  science  lures  the  learned  eye.  --Gay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lure  \Lure\,  v.  i. 
  To  recall  a  hawk  or  other  animal. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lure  \Lure\,  n.  [OF.  loire,  loirre,  loerre  F.  leurre  lure, 
  decoy;  of  German  origin;  cf  MHG.  luoder,  G.  luder  lure, 
  carrion.] 
  1.  A  contrivance  somewhat  resembling  a  bird,  and  often  baited 
  with  raw  meat;  --  used  by  falconers  in  recalling  hawks. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Any  enticement;  that  which  invites  by  the  prospect  of 
  advantage  or  pleasure;  a  decoy.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  (Hat  Making)  A  velvet  smoothing  brush.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lure 
  n  1:  qualities  that  attract  by  seeming  to  promise  some  kind  of 
  reward  [syn:  {enticement},  {come-on}] 
  2:  anything  that  serves  as  an  enticement  [syn:  {bait},  {come-on}, 
  {hook},  {sweetener}] 
  3:  something  used  to  lure  victim  into  danger  [syn:  {bait},  {decoy}] 
  v  :  provoke  someone  to  do  something  through  promises  or 
  persuasion  [syn:  {entice},  {tempt}] 




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