harl

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harl1 (hærl, hɑːl)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to drag (something) along the ground
2.  (intr) to drag oneself; trail along
3.  (tr) to cover (a building) with a mixture of lime and gravel; roughcast
4.  (intr) to troll for fish
 
n
5.  the act of harling or dragging
6.  a small quantity; a scraping
7.  a mixture of lime and gravel; roughcast
 
[C18: of unknown origin]
 
'harling1
 
n

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harl2 (hɑːl)
 
n
angling a variant of herl

herl or harl (hɜːl)
 
n
1.  the barb or barbs of a feather, used to dress fishing flies
2.  an artificial fly dressed with such barbs
 
[C15: from Middle Low German herle, of obscure origin]
 
harl or harl
 
n
 
[C15: from Middle Low German herle, of obscure origin]

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