[ turl ]
/ tɜrl /
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a wheel, cam, or any revolving mechanism or piece of machinery.
an allotted time for action that comes in rotation to each member of a group; turn.
verb (used with object)
to rotate; turn; twirl.
verb (used without object)
to make a rattling noise by spinning or revolving.
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Origin of tirl
First recorded in 1480–90; metathetic variant of trill1
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