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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To twirl; turn or wind around; coil.
  • n. A twist; curl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To twirl; to turn or wind round; to coil.
  • n. A coil; a twirl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To twirl; turn or wind round; coil: as, to querl a cord, thread, or rope.
  • n. A twist; a curl.

Etymologies

From a dialectal variant of twirl, possibly representing a blend of twirl and curl. Cognate with German querlen ("to twirl"). (Wiktionary)

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