Burler
Burler \Burl"er\, n. One who burls or dresses cloth. [1913 Webster]

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  • burler — See burl. * * * …   Universalium

  • burler — burl·er …   English syllables

  • burler — ˈbərlər; ˈbə̄lə(r, ˈbəil noun ( s) Etymology: burl (II) + er 1. : one that removes loose threads, knots, and other imperfections from cloth 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • burler (se) — ⇒BURLER (SE), verbe pronom. Arch., pop. Se moquer, railler. ... le peuple, il s en burle, de ta république, entends tu, crétin! (HUGO, Les Misérables, t. 1, 1862, p. 828). Rem. Attesté dans Lar. 19e et GUÉRIN 1892. Étymol. et Hist. 1578 abs. (H.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wool burler — Wool Wool (w[oo^]l), n. [OE. wolle, wulle, AS. wull; akin to D. wol, OHG. wolla, G. wolle, Icel. & Sw. ull, Dan. uld, Goth, wulla, Lith. vilna, Russ. volna, L. vellus, Skr. [=u]r[.n][=a] wool, v[.r] to cover. [root]146, 287. Cf. {Flannel},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burl — burler, n. /berrl/, n. 1. a small knot or lump in wool, thread, or cloth. 2. a dome shaped growth on the trunk of a tree; a wartlike structure sometimes 2 ft. (0.6 m) across and 1 ft. (0.3 m) or more in height, sliced to make veneer. v.t. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • Dead pulled wool — Wool Wool (w[oo^]l), n. [OE. wolle, wulle, AS. wull; akin to D. wol, OHG. wolla, G. wolle, Icel. & Sw. ull, Dan. uld, Goth, wulla, Lith. vilna, Russ. volna, L. vellus, Skr. [=u]r[.n][=a] wool, v[.r] to cover. [root]146, 287. Cf. {Flannel},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral wool — Wool Wool (w[oo^]l), n. [OE. wolle, wulle, AS. wull; akin to D. wol, OHG. wolla, G. wolle, Icel. & Sw. ull, Dan. uld, Goth, wulla, Lith. vilna, Russ. volna, L. vellus, Skr. [=u]r[.n][=a] wool, v[.r] to cover. [root]146, 287. Cf. {Flannel},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosopher's wool — Wool Wool (w[oo^]l), n. [OE. wolle, wulle, AS. wull; akin to D. wol, OHG. wolla, G. wolle, Icel. & Sw. ull, Dan. uld, Goth, wulla, Lith. vilna, Russ. volna, L. vellus, Skr. [=u]r[.n][=a] wool, v[.r] to cover. [root]146, 287. Cf. {Flannel},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulled wool — Wool Wool (w[oo^]l), n. [OE. wolle, wulle, AS. wull; akin to D. wol, OHG. wolla, G. wolle, Icel. & Sw. ull, Dan. uld, Goth, wulla, Lith. vilna, Russ. volna, L. vellus, Skr. [=u]r[.n][=a] wool, v[.r] to cover. [root]146, 287. Cf. {Flannel},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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