One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
with object Chiefly in Jewish usage in the British Isles: to make (a slaughtered animal) ritually clean in accordance with Jewish religious laws by removing the sinews and veins.
Late 18th century. Immediate origin uncertain; ultimatelyfrom classical Latin purgāre to cleanse.
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