from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To jerk.
- v. To crease; rumple; cause to hang in loose folds.
- v. To become creased or wrinkled.
- n. A crease; rumple; fold.
- n. A fold in the skin; a wrinkle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To jerk.
- To crease; rumple; cause to hang in loose folds.
- n. A crease; a rumple; a fold.
From Middle English lyrken, from Old Norse lerka ("to plait, fold, bind, lace up tightly"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English lerke, from the verb. See above. (Wiktionary)
There he turned to the right up a little burnside which led into a lirk in the hill, such as would on the border have been called a "hope."