Definition of purses:
Synonyms for purses:
The Stamp Tax acts met universal opposition,- the Colonies claimed the right to deal with their own finances,- they had accepted all other Acts of Parliament touching their manufactures and trade, limiting their freedom, but these did not affect them as much as this direct attack on their purses.- "Achenwall's Observations on North America", Gottfried Achenwall.
- "Morals of Economic Internationalism", John A. Hobson.
The cavaliers, having gained a few scratches and lost a few purses, resumed their route by the side of the carriages along the by- streets; the others escaped, one by one, through the populace they had attracted.- "Cinq Mars, Complete", Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009.