Purfling: ⑨.


  • Two or more very narrow strips of black wood enclosing a lighter-coloured strip of wood set close to the edge of the top and back of a string instrument such as a violin, cello or a guitar, following its outline, or this effect simulated with paint.
  • An ornament consisting of a bordure of ermines, furs, etc. or gold studs or mountings.


  • Present participle of purfle

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