purler

purler

(ˈpɜːlə)
n
informal a headlong or spectacular fall (esp in the phrase come a purler)

purler

(ˈpɜːlə)
n
slang Austral something outstanding in its class
[of unknown origin]
Translations

purler

[ˈpɜːləʳ] N to come a purlercaer pesadamente, caer aparatosamente (fig) → fracasar estrepitosamente, darse un batacazo
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Each race had four riders, none of whom had fancy footwear or anything to protect them from a knock if they came a purler.
Bellamy set up the first two goals and scored a purler of a fourth goal," he said.
PURLER Dons ace Tommy Wright with knitters at Pittodrie CROSS-STITCH Organiser Margaret Stewart, left, and knitter Vera Rigby
I take a purler a few times as the ski shop gave me really fast skis.
Trainer Darren Whitton said yesterday: "He took a right purler, and is pretty lame in the hock area.
Matthew Hoggard bowled Michael Vandort with another inswinging purler - and that made the opening partnership aggregate 23 for six in the series.
L'Honore doubled the advantage after 40 minutes with an exquisite 25-yard purler that gave Belford no chance.
After Mark Wagh had fallen early, bowled by a purler from Jimmy Ormond, and Nick Knight was caught at slip the pair embarked on an intelligent stand, although Bell was dropped by Nayan Doshi off his own bowling when he had made 69.
Deportivo La Coruna striker Tristan's tackle on Beckham, shown in all its horrible grandeur on Uefa Champions League Highlights (ITV1), was, as such things go, a purler.
Favourite-backers new their fate at an early stage when Cuthill Hope (11-10) took a purler at the second fence.
With sayings and words bouncing hither and thither, our mom would tell us to have "no cotter" with someone who was upsetting us and to tek no notice if we were teased by a cousin; she'd let us know how someone had come a right purler and scraged their legs; and she'd admonish us not to let anyone see us blartin if we'd had a bit of dust up over the rec.
Ruby Walsh's mount looked held by Exotic Dancer when he took a purler two out on his reappearance in the Lexus here but he'll be all the fitter for the outing and may prove too good for The Listener despite the testing conditions.