ferruled
adjective see ferrule

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ferruled — adjective Having a ferrule …   Wiktionary

  • ferruled — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferrule — noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English virole, from Anglo French, from Latin viriola, diminutive of viria bracelet, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish fiar oblique Date: 1611 1. a ring or cap usually of metal put around a slender shaft (as …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ferrule — /fer euhl, oohl/, n., v., ferruled, ferruling. n. 1. a ring or cap, usually of metal, put around the end of a post, cane, or the like, to prevent splitting. 2. a short metal sleeve for strengthening a tool handle at the end holding the tool. 3. a …   Universalium

  • ferrule — /ˈfɛrul / (say feroohl), / rəl/ (say ruhl) noun 1. a metal ring or cap put round the end of a post, stick, handle, etc., for strength or protection. 2. (in steam boilers) a bush for expanding the end of a flue. –verb (i) (ferruled, ferruling) 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ferrule — [fer′əl, fer′o͞ol΄] n. [formerly verrel < ME & OFr virole, iron ring on a staff < L viriola, dim. of viriae, bracelets, via Celt < IE * weir , wire, twisted work (> WIRE) < base * wei , to bend, twist > L viere, to twist, bind… …   English World dictionary

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