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- v. To twirl; turn or wind around; coil.
- n. A twist; curl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A coil; a twirl.
- transitive v. To twirl; to turn or wind round; to coil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To twirl; turn or wind round; coil: as, to querl a cord, thread, or rope.
- n. A twist; a curl.
From a dialectal variant of twirl, possibly representing a blend of twirl and curl. Cognate with German querlen ("to twirl"). (Wiktionary)
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