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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. cause a floating log to rotate by treading;
[syn: birl, birle]

2. cause to spin;
- Example: "spin a coin"
[syn: whirl, birl, spin, twirl]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Birl \Birl\, v. t. & i. To revolve or cause to revolve; to spin. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Birl \Birl\, v. t. & i. [AS. byrlian. [root]92.] To pour (beer or wine); to ply with drink; to drink; to carouse. [Obs. or Dial.] --Skelton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

birl v 1: cause a floating log to rotate by treading [syn: birl, birle] 2: cause to spin; "spin a coin" [syn: whirl, birl, spin, twirl]