Definition of Birler

1. one that birls [n -S] - See also: birls



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birler

birimbao
biringuccite
biriyani
biriyanis
birk
birken
birkie
birkier
birkies
birkiest
birks
birl
birlaw
birle
birled
birler (current term)
birlers
birles
birley
birlie
birling
birlings
birlinn
birlinns
birls
birnaviridae
birnaviridae infections
birnavirus
birnessite
biro

Literary usage of Birler

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1. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"J birler, or BURLER, the master of the revels, or person presiding over and directing the feast at a Cumberland bidden- wedding, whose office it is to take ..."

2. Calendar of Letter-books Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of by City of London (England), Reginald Robinson Sharpe (1905)
"... on pain of forfeiture if they sell elsewhere ; and further that no " birler '" nor ... birler ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"birler. The person who handed round the ale at a Cumberland feast, and whose duty it ... Magnusson says,' the word in Icelandic corresponding to birler is ..."

4. A List of Words and Phrases in Every-day Use by the Natives of Hetton-le by Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave (1896)
"birler. The person who handed round the ale at a Cumberland feast, and whose duty it ... Magnusson says, ' the word in Icelandic corresponding to birler is ..."

5. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"birler, a butler, or pourer out of liquor. In Cumberland, according to Mr. Halliwell, birler signifies a master of the revels at a wedding; ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"birler. The master of the revels at a bidding, wedding in Cumberland, perhaps from birle, one of his duties being to superintend the re freshments. ..."

7. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"J birler, or BURLER, the master of the revels, or person presiding over and directing the feast at a Cumberland bidden- wedding, whose office it is to take ..."

8. Calendar of Letter-books Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of by City of London (England), Reginald Robinson Sharpe (1905)
"... on pain of forfeiture if they sell elsewhere ; and further that no " birler '" nor ... birler ..."

9. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"birler. The person who handed round the ale at a Cumberland feast, and whose duty it ... Magnusson says,' the word in Icelandic corresponding to birler is ..."

10. A List of Words and Phrases in Every-day Use by the Natives of Hetton-le by Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave (1896)
"birler. The person who handed round the ale at a Cumberland feast, and whose duty it ... Magnusson says, ' the word in Icelandic corresponding to birler is ..."

11. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"birler, a butler, or pourer out of liquor. In Cumberland, according to Mr. Halliwell, birler signifies a master of the revels at a wedding; ..."

12. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"birler. The master of the revels at a bidding, wedding in Cumberland, perhaps from birle, one of his duties being to superintend the re freshments. ..."

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