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pirl

v.

c.1500 (implied in pirled) "to twist, wind" (thread, etc.), of unknown origin. Related: Pirling.

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  • Oh, then, perhaps you can tell us the way to Perl, or Pirl Street?

    The wanderings and fortunes of some German emigrants

    Friedrich Gerstcker