\ ˈbər(-ə)ld How to pronounce burled (audio) \

Definition of burled

: having a distorted grain due to burls

Examples of burled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Backsplashes are dark burled wood; cabinets are black lacquer, and the island is solid black marble with white veins. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2021 That means dog teams won’t see the burled arch on Nome’s Front Street, where every other race has finished. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Mar. 2021 Berkey & Gay, a delightful Grand Rapids, Mich., factory, featured its walnut and oak beds with a burled veneer that echoed the tall headboards and lowered footboards of the Victorian influence. Ann Norman, cleveland.com, 8 Mar. 2018 Design details include dark wallpaper, dark heavy drapes, large swathes of glossy burled wood, ornate hardware and multiple coffers in the ceilings in the great room and master suite. Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, kansascity.com, 16 June 2017

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First Known Use of burled

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Burled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burled. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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