Thurl (?), n. [AS. yrel a hole. 53. See Thirl, Thrill.]

1.

A hole; an aperture.

[Obs.]

2. Mining (a)

A short communication between adits in a mine.

(b)

A long adit in a coalpit.

 

© Webster 1913.


Thurl, v. t. [See Thrill.]

1.

To cut through; to pierce.

[Obs.]

Piers Plowman.

2. Mining

To cut through, as a partition between one working and another.

 

© Webster 1913.

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