Definition of Birling

1. Noun. Rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport).

Exact synonyms: Logrolling
Generic synonyms: Spin, Twirl, Twist, Twisting, Whirl
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport



Definition of Birling

1. Verb. (present participle of birl) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Birling

1. a lumberjack's game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birling

birken
birkie
birkier
birkies
birkiest
birks
birl
birlaw
birle
birled
birler
birlers
birles
birley
birlie
birling (current term)
birlings
birlinn
birlinns
birls
birnaviridae
birnaviridae infections
birnavirus
birnessite
biro
biros
birostrate
birotate
birotation
birotunda

Literary usage of Birling

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

1. Rambles Among the Hills in the Peak of Derbyshire, and the South Downs by Louis John Jennings (1880)
"birling Gap.—Gardening under Difficulties.—Darby's Hole. ... The cliffs are not of great height between Beachy Head and birling Gap, between 500 and 600 ..."

2. England's Topographer: Or A New and Complete History of the County of Kent by William Henry Ireland (1829)
"11 Jd. In 1821, there were eighty-two dwellings in the parish of birling; and at the same ... SOUTHWARD from birling lies RYARSH, commonly called RASH; ..."

3. Handbook for Travellers in Kent by John Murray (Firm) (1877)
"The E. end shows traces of numerous small Norman windows, replaced Ъу a single late Perp. There is also a Norm, piscina. [At birling, li m. ..."

4. The Great Governing Families of England by John Langton Sanford (1865)
"The fortune of the Fanes was made by his second marriage (December 12, 1574, at birling, in Kent) to Mary Neville, daughter and heiress of Henry, ..."

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