birle

[ burl; Scots birl ]
/ bɜrl; Scots bɪrl /
Chiefly Scot.

verb (used with object), birled, birl·ing.

to pour (a drink) or pour a drink for.

verb (used without object), birled, birl·ing.

to drink deeply; carouse.

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Origin of birle

before 1000; Middle English birlen,Old English byrelian, derivative of byrele butler; akin to bear1
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