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Noun: birling  bur-ling
  1. (sport) rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
    - logrolling [N. Amer]
Verb: birle  burl
Usage: non-standard
  1. Cause a floating log to rotate by treading
    - birl [N. Amer]
Verb: birl  burl
  1. [UK] Cause to spin
    "birl a coin";
    - whirl, spin, twirl

Derived forms: birlings

Type of: circumvolve, rotate, spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl

Encyclopedia: Birling, Northumberland