- 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.
- to rotate; turn; twirl.
- to make a rattling noise by spinning or revolving.
Origin of tirl
First recorded in 1480–90; metathetic variant of trill1
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Examples from the Web for tirl
I was in somewhat of a hurry and I had not time to go round by the gate and tirl at the pin.Lochinvar
S. R. Crockett