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birl

verb \ ˈbər(-ə)l , Scot also ˈbir(-ə)l \

Definition of birl

birled; birling; birls
chiefly Scotland

Origin and Etymology of birl

Middle English, from Old English byrelian; probably akin to Old English beran to carry — more at bear


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birl

verb

Definition of birl

birled; birling; birls
1 : spin
2 : to cause (a floating log) to rotate by treading
: to progress by whirling

birler

play \ˈbər-lər, ˈbir-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of birl

perhaps imitative


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