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Pronunciation: (bûrl), [key]
v.t.
1. Chiefly Northern U.S. Lumbering.to cause (a floating log) to rotate rapidly by treading upon it.
2. Brit.to spin or cause to rotate.

v.i.
1. Chiefly Northern U.S. Lumbering.to cause a floating log to rotate rapidly by treading on it.
2. Brit.
a. to move or rotate rapidly.
b. Informal.to spend money freely.
c. Informal.to gamble.

n.
Brit. Informal.an attempt; a gamble.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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