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1. burl

noun. ['ˈbɝːl'] soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design.

Synonyms

  • raggedness
  • knot
  • roughness

Antonyms

  • unravel
  • unknot
  • untwine
  • untie

Etymology

  • burle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Burl

  • unfurl
  • whirl
  • twirl
  • swirl
  • sperl
  • wurl
  • whorl
  • shirl
  • searle
  • searl
  • perle
  • perl
  • pearle
  • pearl
  • nerl
  • merle
  • merl
  • kerl
  • hurl
  • herl
  • hearl
  • girl
  • curl
  • birle
  • berle
  • erl
  • earll
  • earle
  • earl

Sentences with burl


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because this fine walnut burl is so special, you want to take some extra time to sell it.

2. Adjective
Burgos also just purchased a burl wood desk for a client’s home office.

3. Adverb
In fact, Etsy listed burl wood as one of their 2020 home decor trends.

2. burl

noun. ['ˈbɝːl'] a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree.

Synonyms

  • tree
  • enation

Antonyms

  • order
  • elegance
  • pack

Etymology

  • burle (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. burl

noun. ['ˈbɝːl'] the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer.

Antonyms

  • burden

Etymology

  • burle (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. burl

verb. ['ˈbɝːl'] remove the burls from cloth.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • burle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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