The monetary unit of Ethiopia. It is divided into 100 cents. It was formerly called the Ethiopian dollar.

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Birr (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Birred (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Birring.] [Cf. OE. bur, bir, wind, storm wind, fr. Icel. byrr wind. Perh. imitative.]

To make, or move with, a whirring noise, as of wheels in motion.


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Birr, n.


A whirring sound, as of a spinning wheel.


A rush or impetus; force.


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