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  • In a sense, doubtless, so she was, but the description given by the credulous of how, on her marriage night, Janet Dalrymple was "harled" through the house by evil spirits in such a way as to cause her death shortly afterwards, is slightly at variance with the actual facts.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • It is "harled" without and painted white, and is built around three sides of a sunny court.

    McClure's Magazine December, 1895

  • Scotland "harled") and a roof of small yellowish flagstones, set in

    The Man from the Clouds

  • The church is of basic design – the tiny, harled building has no belfry – and is surrounded by an old kirkyard.

    Country diary: Dalarossie Church

  • The dacoits were reported to have a few gunshots & to have harled bombs while escaping.

    A Daring Bank Robbery

  • Externally the building form is largely derived from traditional early Shetland buildings - Lodberries, whose gable ends rise from the sea - and is constructed of traditional materials of harled masonry walls, timber windows and slate pitched roofs.

    Shetland Museum Wins Top Prize

  • We have, in Scotland, far fewer ancient buildings, above all in country places; and those that we have are all of hewn or harled masonry.

    Memories and Portraits

  • It was true: the harled walls of this one block were cleaner than the others.

    Fleshmarket Close

  • Plenty of satellite dishes attached to the harled walls.

    Fleshmarket Close

  • It's a council-owned property, maybe two or three bedrooms, with grey harled walls and all its windows curtained.

    Fleshmarket Close

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  • As you can see from the examples "white-harled archways" and "rough-harled wall" --- it seems to refer to rough-textured wall surfaces.

    October 1, 2009