Churly Churl"y, a. Rude; churlish; violent. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Churly — Recorded in a number of spellings including Churly, Churley, Cherley, Cheerly, and probably others this is a medieval English locational surname. It comes from the same root as the popular surname and place name Chorley, translating as the Lea of …   Surnames reference

  • churly — lē, li adjective Etymology: churl + y : churlish …   Useful english dictionary

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