• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Thurl A hole; an aperture.
    • Thurl (Mining) A long adit in a coalpit.
    • Thurl (Mining) A short communication between adits in a mine.
    • Thurl (Mining) To cut through, as a partition between one working and another.
    • Thurl To cut through; to pierce.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n thurl See thirl, thirling.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. þyrel, a hole. √53. See Thirl Thrill


In literature:

Thurl was at the bottom of those accidents.
"The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" by Frank L. Packard
The rain fell cold and drearily in the deserted streets of Thurles on the night which saw the arrest of William Smith O'Brien.
"Speeches from the Dock, Part I" by Various
On Saturday the 5th of August Mr. O'Brien was arrested in Thurles.
"The Felon's Track" by Michael Doheny
Look at Thurles, in January '85!
"Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888)" by William Henry Hurlbert
The battle took place at Thurles, and seventeen hundred of the English were slain.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
Thurles, Ireland, Jan. 20.
"Notes and Queries, Number 65, January 25, 1851" by Various
Miss Kavanagh was born at Thurles and died at Nice.
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
Through a mountain cut, appropriately called "The Wilderness," the railway line runs aside to Thurles.
"The Sunny Side of Ireland" by John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger
His son, Viscount Thurles, being drowned on a passage to England, a grandson succeeded him.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Pin bones or thurls 34.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek

In news:

Sir Thurl is more than a man with an ear for what's going to keep the floor moving — though as his nickname "The Official Party Starter" attests, he is that too.
Today Thurl is an NBA analyst, inspirational speaker, singer, songwriter and father.
There's more after the jump so don't go away click the link below for more Thurl .
Thurl Ravenscroft, who provided the long, rumbling "They're Grrrrreeeat".
Thurl D Stover (66) of Willard died peacefully at him home, Sunday, September 2, 2012.
Thurl was an over the road truck driver and enjoyed seeing our county.
He also owned and operated Photography by Thurl.