Definition of Tirling

1. tirl [v] - See also: tirl



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tirling

tires
tiresome
tiresomely
tiresomeness
tiresomenesses
tirewoman
tirewomen
tirilazad
tiring
tiring-room
tiring-rooms
tiringly
tirings
tirl
tirled
tirling (current term)
tirls
tirma
tirmas
tiro
tiroes
tiron
tiros
tirr
tirred
tirring
tirrit
tirrits
tirrivee
tirrivees

Literary usage of Tirling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters of Thomas Carlyle, 1826-1836 by Thomas Carlyle, Charles Eliot Norton (1888)
"But I must not grow too serious here : besides I am encroaching on poor Goody's sheet, which is but tirling the kirk to theek the choir :1 I will not tell ..."

2. Letters of Thomas Carlyle, 1826-1836 by Thomas Carlyle, Charles Eliot Norton (1889)
"But I must not grow too serious here : besides I am encroaching on poor Goody's sheet, which is but tirling the kirk to theek the choir :1 I will not tell ..."

3. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"tirling-pin.—This is a term to be found in some old Scotch ... I often wondered what ' the tirling at the pin' meant, and found no help in dictionaries. ..."

4. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1883)
"tirling convulsed the court, always ready to laugh at nothing, ... Mr. tirling inquired whether Mr. Dane wrote a ' fair and swift hand,' whether he was ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"CN and tirling, the first syllable is obviously Saxon : Tir being a dialectical spelling of llie name of the LAWN AND CRAPE (3ra S. i. 188. ..."

6. The Antiquary (1873)
"tirling AT THE PIN.—In a little run which I am at ^resent making into the ballad part of Scottish song-craft, I ind that scarcely ever ..."

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