Definition of Tirled
1. tirl [v] - See also: tirl
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Literary usage of Tirled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Then she is to yon kynde squire's yetts, And tirled at the pin, And wha sac busy ... tirled ..."
2. The Classical Museum by Leonhard Schmitz (1844)
"In Johnie Scot, of a band of armed men: But when they came to Earl Percy's yett, They tirled at the pin, None was so ready as Earl Percy himsell To open and ..."
3. The Classical Museum by Leonhard Schmitz (1844)
"They tirled at the pin, None was so ready as Earl Percy himsell To open and let ... Lady Marjor'ie : When he came to Strawberry Castle, He tirled at the pin ..."
4. English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, Helen Child Sargent (1904)
"... And tirled at the pin: ' Ye sleep ye, wake ye, ... And tirled at the pin: ' Ye sleep ye, wake ye, ..."
5. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1891)
"Love tirled at the window, Love tirled at the door,- I said, " E'en let the loon depart, He's cheated me afore." He sang an old Scotch ballad Upon a minor ..."
6. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"But he's awa' to his sister's bower, He's tirled at the pin : " "Whare hae ye been, my dear brither, Sae late a coming in ? " " I hae been at the school, ..."