purler, a heavy fall from a horse in the hunting or steeplechasing field.
It was precisely the attitude of one who has had a purler at football.
If I come a purler it will not be for the first time where women are concerned.
Gel I know—relative of mine she is, by marriage—goes a purler with a chap.
One of them beggars had come up behind, and swung his gun round, and fetched him a purler on the back of his head.