Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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FURL, n.2 ne.Sc. form of Eng. ferrule, the metal tip affixed to the end of the wooden shaft of a cane, hoe, or the like, to prevent it wearing or splitting; the tin or wire tip of a bootlace (ne.Sc. 1953).
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