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v. birled, birl·ing, birls
To cause (a floating log) to spin rapidly by rotating with the feet.
1. To participate in birling.
2. To spin.
A whirring noise; a hum.

[Blend of birr and whirl.]

birl′er n.


someone who participates in spinning or twirling


archaic someone who pours alcoholic drink
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Criticizing the problematic relations between the media, politics and especially intelligence authorities, Radikal columnist Oral EcalyE-lar spoke about a "journalist," Hayri Birler, who was actually a member of the National Intelligence Organization (MyT), adding that the media sides with whomever is strong, be it the army or politicians, in a given era.