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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Origin and Etymology of burler
2burl + -er
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