\ 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 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, "Exhibitions highlighted Victorian influences on American design: Yenke Peddler antiques," 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, "California couple spend millions on this KC condo, now selling for $1.45 million," 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 30 Nov. 2020.

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