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  Dictionary Definition of lure

lure
noun
1. anything that attracts, entices, or allures.
2. a decoy; a bait, especially an artificial one, used in angling.
3. a feathered decoy, sometimes baited, on a long thong, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
4. Also, metal hare, tin hare. an imitation hare, mechanically driven, which greyhounds pursue in a race.
5. a flap or tassel dangling from the dorsal fin of pediculate fish to attract smaller fish eaten as prey.
-- verb (t) ( lured, luring )
6. to decoy; entice; allure.
7. to draw as by a lure.
[ME, from OF leurre, from Gmc; cf. G Luder bait]
-- lurer, noun