Variant of burl
- a knot in wool, thread, yarn, etc. that gives a nubby appearance to cloth
- a kind of knot on some tree trunks or woody roots
- veneer made from wood with burls in it
Origin: Middle English burle ; from Old French bourle, flocks or ends of threads ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form burrula, small flock of wool ; from Late Latin burra, wool
- burled adjective
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