Whirtle
Whirtle Whir"tle, n. (Mech.) A perforated steel die through which wires or tubes are drawn to form them. [1913 Webster]

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  • whirtle — ˈhwərd.əl also ˈwə noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English wirtil : a perforated steel die through which wires or tubes are drawn * * * whirtle variant of wortle …   Useful english dictionary

  • whirtle — whir·tle …   English syllables

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  • wordle — ˈwərdəl noun ( s) Etymology: alteration of Middle English wirtil whirtle : any of several pivoted pieces forming the throat of an adjustable die used in drawing wire or lead pipe * * * wordle obs. f. world; var. wortle …   Useful english dictionary

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