PU'RENESS, noun Clearness; an unmixed state; separation or freedom from any heterogeneous or foreign matter; as the pureness of water or other liquor; the pureness of a metal; the pureness of marl or clay; the pureness of air.
1. Freedom from moral turpitude or guilt.
May we evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of living.
2. Simplicity; freedom from mixture or composition.
An essence eternal and spiritual, of absolute pureness and simplicity.
3. Freedom from vicious or improper words, phrases or modes of speech; as pureness of style.
Pure villenage, in the feudal law, is a tenure of lands by uncertain services at the will of the lord; opposed to privileged villenage.