Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Scotch form of earl.
“I dinna freely ken what that means; but gien 't be yer leddyship's wull to mak a yerl o 'me, I'm no to raise ony objections.”
“COOPER: So some of these spots, I mean, you were talking earlier about those about yerl art the hay bales that can burn for hours.”
“Never yerl o 'Colonsay had a better," said Miss Horn.”
“Hoo ken ye the auld yerl sae weel?" asked Mrs. Brookes, with a sly glance.”
“The auld yerl was something o 'a sanct himsel', rist the banes o '' im!”
“An 'wha kens what the mad yerl, for mad I s' uphaud him, an 'fit only to be lockit up -- wha kens what he may do neist!”
“But he was far frae stoot, an 'was a heap by himsel', nearhan 'as mickle as his lordship the present yerl.”
“They tell me nane can be said to ken the yerl but his ain man.”
“Weel, hoo are ye gettin 'on wi' the yerl?" asked the cobbler.”
“We thoucht ye was awa 'for the simmer, seein' ye tuik the yoong gentleman wi 'ye, an' the yerl himsel 'followt!”
‘yerl’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for yerl.