Definition of Burl. Meaning of Burl. Synonyms of Burl

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Definition of Burl

Burl
Burl Burl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burled; p. pr. & vb. n. Burling.] [OE. burle stuffing, or a knot in cloth; cf. F. bourlet, bourrelet, OF. bourel, a wreath or a roll of cloth, linen, or leather, stuffed with flocks, etc., dim. of bourre. [root]92. See Bur.] To dress or finish up (cloth); to pick knots, burs, loose threads, etc., from, as in finishing cloth. Burling iron, a peculiar kind of nippers or tweezers used in burling woolen cloth.
Burl
Burl Burl, n. 1. A knot or lump in thread or cloth. 2. An overgrown knot, or an excrescence, on a tree; also, veneer made from such excrescences.

Meaning of Burl from wikipedia

- A burl (American English) or burr (British English) is a tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner. It is commonly found in the form...
- Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American musician, singer and actor with a career that spanned more than six decades. Ives...
- Burlington Coat Factory (1972–2009) Company type Public Traded as NYSE: BURL S&P 400 component Industry Retail Founded 1972; 52 years ago (1972) (as Burlington...
- A burl or burr is a deformed outgrowth on a tree trunk. Burl may also refer to: Burl (given name) Burl (EP), 1986 EP by American band Killdozer Aubrey...
- Burl is the given name of: Burl Barer (born 1947), American author and literary historian best known for his work on the character of Simon Templar, aka...
- Burling is a surname. It may refer to: Albert E. Burling (1891–1960), American justice of the New Jersey state supreme court Bobby Burling (born 1984)...
- Burl Ives (1909–1995) was an American musician, actor, and author with a career that spanned more than six decades. He began as an itinerant singer and...
- North America, Native Americans carved tree burls into durable wooden objects with uniquely marbled grain. Burls were rare in Europe because the old-growth...
- Milton Berle (born Mendel Berlinger; Yiddish: ‏מענדעל בערלינגער; July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American actor and comedian. His career as an entertainer...
- Nathan Burl Cain (born July 2, 1942) is the commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the former warden at the Louisiana State Penitentiary...