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Of Middle English origin meaning "knot in cloth."
A burl is a dome-shaped growth on the trunk of a tree. Burls yield a very peculiar and highly figured wood, which is rare and prized for it's beauty.
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Burl Ives, American actor, writer and folk music singer. "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
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