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English

Some fishing lures

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman lure, from Old French loirre (compared with French leurre)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lure

Plural
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  1. Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
  3. A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.

Translations

Proper noun

Lure

  1. A commune in the Haute-Saône département, in France.

Verb

Infinitive
to lure

Third person singular
lur

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to lure (third-person singular simple present lur, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  2. To recall a hawk with a lure.

Translations

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Norwegian

Verb

lure (present tense lurer; past tense lurte; past participle lurt; present participle lurende; imperative lur)

  1. deceive, trick

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