present tense third-person singular of birl, chiefly Scottish
as in wassails
to take part in drunken revelry spent a good part of his time in Edinburgh birling into the wee small hours of the night

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“Birls.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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