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Once more, I used a word because it sounded right and looked it up after.
- (Scotland, Ireland) To growl or snarl. quotations ▲
- 1834, Samuel Lover, Legends and Stories of Ireland:The poor little doctor, thus rudely and suddenly aroused from his tipsy sleep, looked excessively bewildered when he opened his eyes, and met the glare of ferocious delight that Darby Kelleher cast upon him, and he gurled out, “What’s the matter?” as well as the grip of Darby’s hand upon his throat would permit him.
- 1845, Alexander Wilson, Poetical Works: With an Extended Memoir of His Life and Writings:“Weel may ye mind, yon night sae black, Whan fearfu’ winds loud gurled, And mony a lum dang down—and stack, Heigh i’ the air up swirled, Alangst yon brae, ye clam, and stack,