noun \ˈthər(-ə)l\

Definition of THURL

:  the hip joint in cattle — see cow illustration

Origin of THURL

perhaps from English dialect, gaunt
First Known Use: 1920


Next Word in the Dictionary: thurmPrevious Word in the Dictionary: thuringiteAll Words Near: thurl
May 04, 2015
cozen Hear it
to deceive by coaxing or trickery
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears