Your Scottish Slang Word O’ The Day: Birl

Your Scottish Slang Word O’ The Day: Birl

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birl
(burl) Dialect, chiefly Scot. ~v.
1. to spin around, to revolve rapidly.
2. a whistle; the sound made by a whistle.
~adv. birlin’ (“Ah tell ye, efter a’ that dancin’ ma heid’s fair birlin’“).

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