quarl

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Qualle.

Noun[edit]

quarl (plural quarls)

  1. (archaic) A medusa or jellyfish.
    The jellied quarl that flings / At once a thousand streaming stings. — J. R. Drake.
    The quarl wraps around him his long arms — Fitz-Greene Halleck.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Particularly: “Related to quarrel, a kind of tile?”

Noun[edit]

quarl (plural quarls)

  1. A fire-resistant channel for a burner in a boiler or furnace.