spurtle

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Noun[edit]

A porridge spurtle.
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spurtle (plural spurtles)

  1. Either of two Scottish kitchen implements made of wood; a flat one for turning oatcakes, or a stick for stirring porridge

Verb[edit]

spurtle (third-person singular simple present spurtles, present participle spurtling, simple past and past participle spurtled)

  1. To spurt, spatter or sputter

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989