[ spur-tl ]
/ ˈspɜr tl /
noun Chiefly Scot.
a stick used to stir porridge.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for spurtle
On returning to the spot he found the spurtle taken away, and bread and cheese left in its place.
Make us a spurtle tae burn it wi, then, said a voice apparently close at hand.