Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See thirl, thirling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A hole; an aperture.
  • noun A short communication between adits in a mine.
  • noun A long adit in a coalpit.
  • transitive verb obsolete To cut through; to pierce.
  • transitive verb (Mining) To cut through, as a partition between one working and another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To cut through; to pierce.
  • verb mining, obsolete To cut through, as a partition between one working and another.

Etymologies

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See thrill.

Examples

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  • cow's hip-joint.

    February 11, 2008

  • To be distinguished from thirl.

    January 12, 2009