Definition of Birsled
1. birsle [v] - See also: birsle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birsled
Literary usage of Birsled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"Charge properly with birsled pease, and if you take a caulker just as you begin your run, there is the linstock to the gun for you, and away you fly through ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1898)
"Ma certy! when I said that she birsled up an' whisked awa saying, ‘I think ye maun be getting deaf yersel, Maister Rutherford, for ne'er a word said I aboot ..."
3. Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland by Andrew Cheviot (1896)
"... awa' like a birsled pea. HE streaks reem in my teeth. Spoken when we think one only flattering us. HE stumbles at a strae, and loups ower a linn. ..."