spurtle

noun
spur·​tle | \ ˈspər-tᵊl How to pronounce spurtle (audio) \

Definition of spurtle

chiefly Scotland
: a wooden stick for stirring porridge

First Known Use of spurtle

1756, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spurtle

origin unknown

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“Spurtle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spurtle. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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