Wharl
Wharl Wharl, Wharling Wharl"ing, n. A guttural pronunciation of the letter r; a burr. See {Burr}, n., 6. [1913 Webster]

A strange, uncouth wharling in their speech. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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