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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Furl \Furl\ (f[^u]rl), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furled (f[^u]rld);
p. pr. & vb. n. Furling.] [Contr. fr. furdle, fr. fardel
bundle: cf. F. ferler to furl, OF. fardeler to pack. See
Furdle, Fardel, and cf. Farl.]
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: form into a cylinder by rolling; "Roll up the cloth" [syn:
roll up, furl]
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