They spent the whole afternoon at the lagoon birling an old log which they took from the old house. From LearnThat.org.
A compendium of greatest hits, plus a poetic "birl" (spin) from Seamus Heaney, it seems to be modelled on the Burns night, with O'Hagan, a lively novelist and cultural commentator, playing MC. From Wordnik.com. [The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed] Reference
He gave a slow birl, checking the effect in the hall mirror. From Wordnik.com. [A Small Death in the Great Glen] Reference
Suddenly with one accord they commenced to birl the log from left to right. From Wordnik.com. [Americans All Stories of American Life of To-Day] Reference
Once upon a time in a corn foundry there lived a geautiful birl and her name was Rindercella. From Wordnik.com. [Rindercella] Reference
Joanne walked toward him, a mohair stole draped over her shoulders, and did a quick birl for his benefit. From Wordnik.com. [A Small Death in the Great Glen] Reference
The next day this pransome hince went all over this corn foundry looking for the geautiful birl who had slopped her dripper. From Wordnik.com. [Rindercella] Reference
June 18, 2010 at 10:04 am that is so cute! a silmular birl walked through the garden doors up into my bedroom last week, it shocked me to death !. From Wordnik.com. [frank the bird | Free People Clothing Boutique Blog] Reference
I'fegs, it's a cozy birth, and ane that gars the cappers birl down. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith] Reference
I propose that this good little gentleman, that seems sair forfoughen, as I may say, in this tuilzie, shall send for a tass o’ brandy and I’ll pay for another, by way of archilowe,60 and then we’ll birl our bawbees a’ round about, like brethren.”. From Wordnik.com. [Rob Roy] Reference
` ` let us drink and gree like honest fellows --- The house will haud us a. I propose that this good little gentleman, that seems sair forfoughen, as I may say, in this tuilzie, shall send for a tass o 'brandy and I'll pay for another, by way of archilowe, and then we'll birl our bawbees a' round about, like brethren. ''. From Wordnik.com. [Rob Roy] Reference
His head was beginning to birl again. From Wordnik.com. [Strip Jack]
And birl 't a 'three. ". From Wordnik.com. [The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century] Reference
Bagpipes — birl, cran, chanter, drone, grace notes, leumluath, piobaireachd, taorluath. From Wordnik.com. [The Logophile « Write Anything] Reference
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