From a dialectal variant of twirl, possibly representing a blend of twirl + curl. Cognate with German querlen (“to twirl”).
querl (third-person singular simple present querls, present participle querling, simple past and past participle querled)
- (transitive) To twirl; turn or wind around; coil.
- to querl a cord, thread, or rope
querl (plural querls)
- A twist; curl.