"dial. and colloq. 1843 J. BALLANTINE Gaberlunzie's Wallet ix. 212 Look at the lang turns o' his L's, and the squirls o' his B's; he's been weel brought up. 1922 Sunday at Home Oct. 59/2 ‘What a squiggly handwriting,’ she said... ‘They would not let us write that way at school. But when I am grown up I shall make lots of squirls.’ 1955 E. BOWEN World of Love iii. 58 They are simply signed with a squirl. 1971 H. R. LOYN Wulfstan MS. 22, S2 three times uses a distinctive squirl, rather like a reversed c, to show the end of a section before a blank half-line. 1979 PN Rev. 10 7/1 The anterior reinforcing board..has a similar but not identical configuration of interlaced and interlocking squirls."