thirl

1 of 2

noun

dialect

thirl

2 of 2

verb

thirled; thirling; thirls

transitive verb

dialectal British

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English, from Old English thyrel, from thurh through — more at through entry 1

First Known Use

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thirl was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near thirl

Cite this Entry

“Thirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirl. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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