birled


verb (used with object)

  1. Chiefly Northern U.S. Lumbering. to cause (a floating log) to rotate rapidly by treading upon it.
  2. British. to spin or cause to rotate.

verb (used without object)

  1. Chiefly Northern U.S. Lumbering. to cause a floating log to rotate rapidly by treading on it.
  2. British.
    1. to move or rotate rapidly.
    2. Informal.to spend money freely.
    3. Informal.to gamble.

noun

  1. British Informal. an attempt; a gamble.

verb (used with object), birled, birl·ing.

  1. to pour (a drink) or pour a drink for.

verb (used without object), birled, birl·ing.

  1. to drink deeply; carouse.

verb

  1. Scot to spin; twirl
  2. US and Canadian to cause (a floating log) to spin using the feet while standing on it, esp as a sport among lumberjacks

noun

  1. a variant spelling of burl 2

verb

  1. archaic, Scot to ply (one’s guests, etc) with drink

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