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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. (of wood) have a pattern from the grain of a tree burl;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

patterned \patterned\ adj. Having describable patterns, especially patterns of colors. [Narrower terms: banded, blotched, blotchy, splotched, brindled, brindle, brinded, tabby, burled, checked, checkered, dappled, mottled, dotted, flecked, specked, speckled, stippled, figured, floral, flowered, laced, marbled, marbleized, moire, watered, pinstriped, pinstripe(prenominal), slashed, streaked, spotted, sprigged, streaked, streaky, striped, stripy, tessellated, veined, venose] plain, solid [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Burl \Burl\ (b[^u]rl), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burled (b[^u]rld); p. pr. & vb. n. Burling.] [OE. burle stuffing, or a knot in cloth; cf. F. bourlet, bourrelet, OF. bourel, a wreath or a roll of cloth, linen, or leather, stuffed with flocks, etc., dim. of bourre. [root]92. See Bur.] To dress or finish up (cloth); to pick knots, burs, loose threads, etc., from, as in finishing cloth. [1913 Webster] Burling iron, a peculiar kind of nippers or tweezers used in burling woolen cloth. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

burled \burled\ (b[^u]rld), adj. having an irregular pattern from the grain of a tree burl[2], or one resembling such a pattern, in contrast to the regular wood grain consisting of parallel or concentric lines; -- of wood. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

burled adj 1: (of wood) have a pattern from the grain of a tree burl