Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
SHURL, n. A glissade of accumulated snow from a roof after a thaw, or the noise made by this (Sc. 1911 S.D.D., Lnk. 1970). [ʃʌrl][Variant of n.Eng. dial. shirl, to slide, slip, skate on ice. Cf. Ger. dial. schurren, to skate, onomat. in orig., and Scurr.]
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