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lur

(lʊə) or

lure

n, pl lures (ˈlʊərɪz)
(Instruments) a large bronze musical horn found in Danish peat bogs and probably dating to the Bronze Age
[from Danish (and Swedish and Norwegian) lur, from Old Norse lūthr trumpet]
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I have given the incident merely as an example of the multitudinous lures and draws and services by which John Barleycorn wins his followers.
If wenches will hang out lures for fellows, it is no matter what they suffer.
Russian authors are still fonder of telling us that from the commencement of the campaign a Scythian war plan was adopted to lure Napoleon into the depths of Russia, and this plan some of them attribute to Pfuel, others to a certain Frenchman, others to Toll, and others again to Alexander himself- pointing to notes, projects, and letters which contain hints of such a line of action.
A LION wishing to lure a Bull to a place where it would be safe to attack him, said: "My friend, I have killed a fine sheep; will you come with me and partake of the mutton?"
The lure of adventure may have been quite as powerful a factor in urging Tarzan of the Apes to undertake the journey as the lure of gold, but the lure of gold was there, too, for he had learned among civilized men something of the miracles that may be wrought by the possessor of the magic yellow metal.
beauty of to-night I need my friend to praise, So take the lute to lure him on Through the fragrant, dew-lit ways.
If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure back to their birth-right, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; in the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove's high seat, the great Sperm Whale shall lord it.
No silken madam, by your leave, Though wondrous, wondrous she be, Can lure this heart--upon my sleeve-- From little pink-print Hebe.
Ah, that I knew how to lure you back with shepherds' flutes!
When some are seen advancing and some retreating, it is a lure.
They might have surprised the fort, massacred its inmates; and these signal guns might only be decoys to lure him across the bar, that they might have a chance of cutting him off, and seizing his vessel.
A great state left to an heir, is as a lure to all the birds of prey round about, to seize on him, if he be not the better stablished in years and judgment.