spur·​tle ˈspər-tᵊl How to pronounce spurtle (audio)
chiefly Scotland
: a wooden stick for stirring porridge

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1756, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spurtle was in 1756

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Cite this Entry

“Spurtle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spurtle. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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