burler

noun
burl·​er | \ ˈbərlər; ˈbə̄lə(r, ˈbəil- \
plural -s

Definition of burler

1 : one that removes loose threads, knots, and other imperfections from cloth
2 : one that inspects rugs before the finishing process, mends dropped stitches on the back, and pulls matching yarn into spots where tufts are missing or shearing is uneven

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burl entry 2 + -er

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“Burler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burler. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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