Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To cut through; to pierce.
  • v. To cut through, as a partition between one working and another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hole; an aperture.
  • n.
  • n. A short communication between adits in a mine.
  • n. A long adit in a coalpit.
  • transitive v. To cut through; to pierce.
  • transitive v. To cut through, as a partition between one working and another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See thirl, thirling.

Etymologies

See thrill. (Wiktionary)

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  • To be distinguished from thirl.

    January 12, 2009

  • cow's hip-joint.

    February 11, 2008