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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roll up, furlverb

    form into a cylinder by rolling

    "Roll up the cloth"


  1. furlverb

    To lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Furlverb

    To draw up; to contract.

    Etymology: fresler, French.

    When fortune sends a stormy wind,
    Then shew a brave and present mind;
    And when with too indulgent gales
    She swells too much, then furl thy sails. Thomas Creech.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Furlverb

    to draw up or gather into close compass; to wrap or roll, as a sail, close to the yard, stay, or mast, or, as a flag, close to or around its staff, securing it there by a gasket or line. Totten

  2. Etymology: [Contr. fr. furdle, fr. fardel bundle: cf. F. ferler to furl, OF. fardeler to pack. See Furdle, Fardel, and cf. Farl.]


  1. Furl

    Furl was a free social bookmarking website that allowed members to store searchable copies of webpages and share them with others. Every member received 5 gigabytes of storage space. The site was founded by Mike Giles in 2003 and purchased by LookSmart in 2004. Diigo bought it from LookSmart in exchange for equity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Furl

    furl, v.t. to draw or roll up, as a sail. [Contr. of obs. furdle, from fardel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FURL in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FURL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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