Burl

Definition of Burl

Pronunciation: bûrl
v. t.1.To dress or finish up (cloth); to pick knots, burs, loose threads, etc., from, as in finishing cloth.
[imp. & p. p. Burled (bûrld); p. pr. & vb. n. Burling.]
Burling iron
a peculiar kind of nippers or tweezers used in burling woolen cloth.
n.1.A knot or lump in thread or cloth.
2.An overgrown knot, or an excrescence, on a tree; also, veneer made from such excrescences.

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bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, button, cahot, chine, clump, condyle, convex, dowel, ear, flange, flap, gall, gnarl, handle, hill, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, mountain, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, papilloma, peg, rib, ridge, ring, shoulder, spine, stud, style, tab, tubercle, tubercule, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt
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