Definition of Knurr
1. knur [n -S] - See also: knur
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Literary usage of Knurr
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"knurr AND SPELL—This game is scarcely known in the southern counties, but has some share of popularity in the north. It is not difficult to acquire, ..."
2. Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes: Being a Compendium of Out by Cassell & Co, Cassell (London) (1896)
"In order to allow for the knurr not being sent in a direct line from the ... No score may be allowed until the knurr lias been inspected and found to be ..."
3. Dialect of the West Riding of Yorkshire: A Short History of Leeds and Other by Samuel Dyer (1891)
"knurr AND SPELL is a Yorkshire game, the origin of which phrase is a hard nut for philologists to crack. Could it be said to be connected with Knorren und ..."
4. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"knurr AND SPELL, corrupted into " Northern Spell," a game of ball played by any number of persons, with trap, bat. and ball. The trap is like that used in ..."
5. Shropshire Folk-lore: A Sheaf of Gleanings by Georgina Frederica Jackson, Charlotte Sophia Burne (1883)
"Trib-and-knurr, otherwise dog-stick: local names for ' knurr and spell,' a ... The' knurr' is a hard wooden ball • the ' trib' (trap) the receptacle in ..."