furl: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fûrl), [key]
- to gather into a compact roll and bind securely, as a sail against a spar or a flag against its staff.
- to become furled.
- to furl (a square sail) with loose canvas gathered at the mast, so as to make a harbor furl.
- to furl (a square sail) by gathering canvas upward, so as to load the yard equally at all points.
- the act of furling.
- something furled, as a roll.
- furl (Thesaurus)