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harl

verb \ˈ(h)ärl, ˈ(h)ȧl\
variants: or

harle

\ˈ(h)ärl, ˈ(h)ȧl\

Definition of harl

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 dialectal, British :  to drag, scrape, or pull (an object) usually along the ground

  3. 2 chiefly Scottish :  to plaster (a surface) with roughcast the harled walls with which for many generations the Scots had finished their houses — Ian Finlay

  4. intransitive verb
  5. chiefly British :  to troll for fish harling for spring salmon — Atlantic

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Origin and Etymology of harl

Middle English harlen to drag


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harl

noun \ˈhȧl\
variants: or

harle

\ˈhȧl\

Definition of harl

plural

-s

British

  1. :  roughcast wall facing

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harl

transitive verb \ˈ(h)ärl, ˈ(h)ȧl\

Definition of harl

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, England

  1. 1 :  to snarl up :  entangle

  2. 2 or harle :  to thread one leg of (a dead rabbit) through the other for ease in carrying

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Origin and Etymology of harl

Middle English harlen to entangle


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harl

noun \"\

Definition of harl

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  a tangled mass :  snarl

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harl

noun \ˈhärl\

Definition of harl

plural

-s

  1. 1 or harle :  a fiber in a stalk of flax or hemp

  2. 2 :  herl

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Origin and Etymology of harl

Middle English herle, probably from Middle Low German herle, harle


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