• Purled Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Purl

• Purl Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A tern.
  2. (n.) An embroidered and puckered border; a hem or fringe, often of gold or silver twist; also, a pleat or fold, as of a band.
  3. (n.) A circle made by the notion of a fluid; an eddy; a ripple.
  4. (n.) Malt liquor, medicated or spiced; formerly, ale or beer in which wormwood or other bitter herbs had been infused, and which was regarded as tonic; at present, hot beer mixed with gin, sugar, and spices.
  5. (n.) A gentle murmur, as that produced by the running of a liquid among obstructions; as, the purl of a brook.
  6. (v. i.) To run swiftly round, as a small stream flowing among stones or other obstructions; to eddy; also, to make a murmuring sound, as water does in running over or through obstructions.
  7. (v. & n.) To rise in circles, ripples, or undulations; to curl; to mantle.
  8. (v. t.) To decorate with fringe or embroidery.
  9. (n.) An inversion of stitches in knitting, which gives to the work a ribbed or waved appearance.

Eddy, Swirl, Whirl, Whirlpool,