birl, purl stitch, spin, swirl, whirlpool, birl, gyrate, twirl, eddy, whirl, twiddle, spin around, whirl around, reel, sough, tumble.
Hours of this, and twilight is falling, but his ear catches the faint purl
of running water, and it heartens him like the voice of a living thing.
Very often, also, small silver spangles were employed, either stitched down with a piece of purl
or a seed- pearl.
is sometimes manufactured with a coloured silk twisted round the metal though not concealing it, and giving rich tints to the work.