• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wharl A guttural pronunciation of the letter r; a burr. See Burr n., 6. "A strange, uncouth wharling in their speech."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wharl A part of a spindle; a spindle (?).
    • wharl To speak with the uvular utterance of the r; be unable to pronounce r.
    • n wharl See the quotation.
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