tirle-wirlie

noun
variants: or tirly-whirly \¦tərli¦(h)wərli \

Definition of tirle-wirlie 

Scottish

: an ornament consisting of a number of intervolved lines : an intricate contrivance

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History and Etymology for tirle-wirlie

diminutive of tirl entry 3 + whirl

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