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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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Burling was congratulated by his jubilant team mates and support crew after their catamaran crossed the line.
Dr Burling told the inquest Mr Douglass had shown no signs of pain on his admission to prison but added the discharge form from Wrexham Maelor Hospital was "not detailed".
Covington & Burling LLP, a full-service firm with over 850 lawyers in Beijing, Brussels, London, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, is one of the leading international life sciences law firms in the world.
And who could resist a sketch called The Two Rooneys, which sees Burling partnered with Jessica Robinson as Wayne and Coleen?
PC Burling said: "Having met some of the severely wounded soldiers, this is a cause which is very close to our hearts.
We have had some very, very encouraging talks m Washington, Burling sad.
Covington & Burling expects to move into its new facility shortly, while Goodwin Procter plans to move in at the end of the first quarter of 2008.
Fahey was previously a tax associate in the law firm of Covington & Burling and a trial attorney with the Tax Division of the U.
Morgan, now a partner at the Covington & Burling law firm, was chairman of the former Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and its successor agency, the Surface Transportation Board (STB), from 1995 through 2002.
Mary Burling and her partner,cockerel fanatic Marco Milani, had been convicted of breaching a council noise abatement notice.
Like most National Hunt breeders, Patrick Burling is a patient man.
The executive director and management committee of Covington & Burling, a large law firm headquartered in Washington, D.
In 1952, Charles Horsky of Covington & Burling, a prestigious Washington corporate law firm, wrote in The Washington Lawyer of attorneys in the nation's capital "who are quite willing to ignore entirely the larger interests of the country and the basic standards of decency in the process of stringing together sets of legal loopholes to achieve some inordinate advantage.
Although there have been court challenges to rent control in the past, "this is the first time a combination of the economic anti-rent control theory and empirical data will be used," says James Burling, the PLF's director of property rights.