Definition of tirr 

transitive verb

1 chiefly Scottish : to tear off : strip, uncover

2 chiefly Scottish : to strip off the roof of

3 chiefly Scottish : to remove the surface soil from especially in quarrying

intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish : to remove one's clothes : undress

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History and Etymology for tirr

probably short for obsolete English tirve (to strip)

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