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Noun: burl  burl
  1. The wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer
  2. A large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree
  3. Soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
    - slub, knot
Verb: burl  burl
  1. Remove the burls from cloth

Sounds like: birl, birle

Derived forms: burled, burls, burling

Type of: enation, plant process, raggedness, remove, roughness, take, take away, withdraw, wood

Part of: tree

Encyclopedia: Burl, Aubrey