noun Chiefly Scot.
a stick used to stir porridge.
Origin of spurtle
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Historical Examples of spurtle
Make us a spurtle tae burn it wi, then, said a voice apparently close at hand.
On returning to the spot he found the spurtle taken away, and bread and cheese left in its place.