Definition of Hirsle

1. to slide along [v -SLED, -SLING, -SLES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hirsle

hirples
hirpling
hirquine
hirrawem
hirrawems
hirrient
hirrients
hirs
hirsel
hirseled
hirself
hirseling
hirselled
hirselling
hirsels
hirsle (current term)
hirsled
hirsles
hirsling
hirstie
hirsute
hirsuteness
hirsutenesses
hirsuties
hirsutism
hirsutisms
hirt extraction
hirtellous
hirudicide

Literary usage of Hirsle

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"Hi RSI L, hirsle, «. 1. The grazing or rubbing motion of the body in a sitting or reclining ... hirsle, e. An iron pen, or sort of auger used for boring, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To hirsle yont, to move farther off. ... hirsle, i. An iron pen, or gort of auger used for boring, ... hirsle. V. HIRST. 3. sen« ^ HIRST or л MILN. ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To move, resting on the hams, S. Ramsay. 2. To graze ; to rub on. Doua. 3. To hirsle off, is used metaph. as denoting gentle or easy departure by death. ..."

4. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"hirsle, To move about, to shove or hitch. ... his throat had learnt to hirsle." Ferguson's Poems. ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"... HIRD- SELL, hirsle, s. 1. A multitud..-, • throng, S. /,•/-. ... hirsle, ». я. 1. To move resting on the hams, ..."

6. Dialect of Craven, in the Westriding of the County of York: With a Copious by William Carr (1828)
"hirsle, To move about, to shove or hitch. ... his throat had learnt to hirsle." Ferguson's Poems. ..."

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