thirl

thirl

(θɜːl)
vb
(tr) dialect
a. to bore or drill
b. to thrill
[Old English thyrelian, from thyrel hole; see nostril]

thirl

(θɪrl; θɜːl)
vb
(tr) chiefly Scot to enslave; bind
[C16: variant of earlier thrill thrall]

thirl

(θɜrl)

v.t. thirled, thirl•ing. Brit. Dial.
to pierce.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English thyrlian, derivative of thyrel hole, akin to thurh through; compare nostril]

thirl


Past participle: thirled
Gerund: thirling

Imperative
thirl
thirl
Present
I thirl
you thirl
he/she/it thirls
we thirl
you thirl
they thirl
Preterite
I thirled
you thirled
he/she/it thirled
we thirled
you thirled
they thirled
Present Continuous
I am thirling
you are thirling
he/she/it is thirling
we are thirling
you are thirling
they are thirling
Present Perfect
I have thirled
you have thirled
he/she/it has thirled
we have thirled
you have thirled
they have thirled
Past Continuous
I was thirling
you were thirling
he/she/it was thirling
we were thirling
you were thirling
they were thirling
Past Perfect
I had thirled
you had thirled
he/she/it had thirled
we had thirled
you had thirled
they had thirled
Future
I will thirl
you will thirl
he/she/it will thirl
we will thirl
you will thirl
they will thirl
Future Perfect
I will have thirled
you will have thirled
he/she/it will have thirled
we will have thirled
you will have thirled
they will have thirled
Future Continuous
I will be thirling
you will be thirling
he/she/it will be thirling
we will be thirling
you will be thirling
they will be thirling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thirling
you have been thirling
he/she/it has been thirling
we have been thirling
you have been thirling
they have been thirling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thirling
you will have been thirling
he/she/it will have been thirling
we will have been thirling
you will have been thirling
they will have been thirling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thirling
you had been thirling
he/she/it had been thirling
we had been thirling
you had been thirling
they had been thirling
Conditional
I would thirl
you would thirl
he/she/it would thirl
we would thirl
you would thirl
they would thirl
Past Conditional
I would have thirled
you would have thirled
he/she/it would have thirled
we would have thirled
you would have thirled
they would have thirled
Translations
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Sal Thirl way, the county council's head of youth services, said: "We appreciate Coun Ellis's concerns regarding the service budget, and do our utmost to ensure that the public funding allocation that we receive is spent responsibly in the best interests of young people in Staffordshire.
Alan Robinson, Thirl mere Avenue, St Nicolas Park, Nuneaton.
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Henson together with "right hand man" Peter Thirl away, 38, of Dowling Avenue, Whitley Bay, scrap yard owner John Rae, 39, of Killingworth Lane, and Paul Thompson, 48, of Telford Close, both Back worth, have admitted conspiracy to supply cannabis between August and September last year.
Ian McClelland of Thirl wells estate agents and valuers added: "Scrapping the 1% rate completely would have been a much better move.
They can argue for it from their new vantage but can't be thoroughly thirled to it -- Northern Ireland showing that unionist parties can go their own way and even run counter to the policies of the entity they seek to preserve.
Thurlestone Hotel near Kingsbridge gets its name from the thirled - pierced - rock formation just off shore, which has eroded into an arch shape.
He added: "At a time of huge pressure on public spending, is it not appropriate that we look at whether that figure could be cut so frontline policing can be protected?" Later his spokesman said the government were not "thirled" to the existing structure - but their "direction" was not to create a single force.
(60) In the 2005 Bothy Ballad Competition at Elgin, Geordie Murison performed Ian Middleton's 'Drumdelgie Nae Mair', (61) which relates the recent demise of the once famed fermtoun: 'The logic or the reason for t is hard t unnerstan / Bit the waste wid gar a body greet, that's thirled [bound by affection] to the lan [land].' Such songs embody concerns that are strictly local, but at the same time global in their root cause.
It's a pity he is so thirled to Gordon Brown's apron strings because, if he used his own initiative, he might make something of his own out of his political career.
Ayeins his deth shal singen his penaunce, So singe I here my destinee or chaunce, How that Arcite Anelida so sore Hath thirled with the poynt of remembraunce.