Definition of Birlers
1. birler [n] - See also: birler
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birlers
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Literary usage of Birlers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Industries of Scotland: Their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition by David Bremner (1869)
"... the loom the cloth is examined by "birlers," who pick out all irregular threads, hairs, or dirt; and by "darners," who insert with a needle any portions ..."
2. Monthly Consular and Trade Reports by United States Bureau of Manufactures (1886)
"($4.13); birlers, 14«. ($3.40) ; and darners (women), 19s. ($4.62) ; loom tenters or power loom tuners, £17s. Gd. ($6.69); finishers, £1 6d. ..."
3. Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries by United States Bureau of Manufactures, United States (1869)
"On being taken from the loom, the cloth is examined by " birlers," who pick out all irregular threads, hairs, or dirt ; and by " darners," who insert with a ..."