Definition of Thirled

1. Verb. (past of thirl) ¹



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Definition of Thirled

1. thirl [v] - See also: thirl

Thirled Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thirled

thirdborns
thirdborough
thirdboroughs
thirde
thirded
thirdhand
thirding
thirdings
thirdly
thirdness
thirds
thirdy
thirl
thirlage
thirlages
thirled (current term)
thirling
thirls
thirst
thirst fever
thirst for knowledge
thirsted
thirster
thirsters
thirsteth
thirstier
thirstiest
thirstily
thirstiness
thirstinesses

Literary usage of Thirled

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1. Decisions of the Court of Session: From 1681 to 1691 by Scotland Court of Session, Roger Hog Harcarse (1757)
"... (for the whole town was not thirled, but only fuch of the inhabitants as ... thereon for grinding the corns of his other lands that were not thirled, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"The grain which one is bound to have ground at a mill to which one is thirled, Roxb. E. grist. "Item, aw to pay to the gant of the said my le. ..."

3. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... Lord Kames having, made an agreement with the tenant who farmed the null, and Mou. the tenants thirled ..."

4. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"... or tolls against those who are thirled to a mill, ». e., bound to grind their corn at a certain mill, and fail to do so. Bell. —Action of adherence. ..."

5. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch (1907)
"... are extremely well accommodated, are thirled to no mill, and consist of about 300 acres of rich arable land, which has been lately and may still be ..."

6. The Scots Revised Reports: Morison's Dictionary, 1 to 9424 (1908)
"... and go away to that nearer mill ; and whatever was Craig's opinion non referí : Yet he seems only to mean where one was thirled for a dry ..."

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