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  • n. Plural form of burler.


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  • His wife superintended in his day, the long rows of "burlers," or women who picked over the woolen cloth he made.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II

  • This became now somewhat uneven and irregular in appearance, and full of knots and fuzzes which were picked out with hand-tweezers by burlers before it was fulled or milled, as it was sometimes called.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • (l2) then examined for all hair and impurities to be picked off by "burlers."

    Rides on Railways


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