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Synonyms for burl

the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth

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a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree

soft lump or unevenness in a yarn

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remove the burls from cloth

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We sat on the back of the bus home and had a few kisses!" Elizabeth, a retired burler and mender, said: "I still remember that first meeting.
Rulli worked as a cutter at Bates Shoe Company in Webster and then as a burler at Packard Mills in Dudley before retiring.
As a by-product of the demise/absorption of Six Gun, underground burler John Ponts now finds himself the newest am for Black Label.
Looking back is cool but today's burlers blast 'em down double-sets switch.