birls


birls
n. (British Slang) assay, attempt; gamble; buzzing noise; murmuring sound, hum v. spin or rotate with the feet a floating log by running in place on its exposed side; cause to spin; (British Slang) spend money without limits; (British Slang) gamble

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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