thirl

noun
\ ˈthər(-ə)l \

Definition of thirl 

(Entry 1 of 2)

dialect

thirl

verb
thirled; thirling; thirls

Definition of thirl (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

dialectal British

First Known Use of thirl

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thirl

Noun

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

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