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birle

[burl; Scot. birl] /bɜrl; Scot. bɪrl/ Chiefly Scot.
verb (used with object), birled, birling.
1.
to pour (a drink) or pour a drink for.
verb (used without object), birled, birling.
2.
to drink deeply; carouse.
Origin of birle
1000
before 1000; Middle English birlen, Old English byrelian, derivative of byrele butler; akin to bear1
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