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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Lure

LURE, noun

1. Something held out to call a hawk; hence,

2. Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; as the lures of beauty or of gain.

LURE, verb intransitive To call hawks.

Standing by one that lured loud and shrill.

LURE, verb transitive To entice; to attract; to invite by any thing that promises pleasure or advantage.

LUREd on by the pleasure of the bait.

And various science lures the learned eye.