furl


1furl

verb \ˈfər(-ə)l\

: to wrap or roll (something, such as a sail or a flag) close to or around something

Full Definition of FURL

transitive verb
:  to wrap or roll (as a sail or a flag) close to or around something
intransitive verb
:  to curl or fold as in being furled

Origin of FURL

Anglo-French ferlier to fasten, from fer, ferm tight (from Latin firmus firm) + lier to tie, from Latin ligare — more at ligature
First Known Use: 1556

2furl

noun

Definition of FURL

1
:  a furled coil
2
:  the act of furling

First Known Use of FURL

1643

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