It's a strange thing that the saul of man should be that thirled into his perishable body; but the minister saw that, an' his heart didnae break.
"The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He was too much thirled to the Cleuch and tied to his wife's apron.
"The Moon Endureth--Tales and Fancies" by John Buchan
He kens what's wanted, and if he's no thirled to the Elliotts and the Greys, he can vote as he thinks fit.
"Mr. Hogarth's Will" by Catherine Helen Spence
They might be incomers, but they were thirled to Gillesbeg all the same, as I found later on.
"John Splendid" by Neil Munro
Thurlestone takes its name from a 'thirled' or pierced rock, on the shore through which the waves have drilled an arch.
"Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts" by Rosalind Northcote
An elbuck dirl will lang play thirl.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
THIRL'AGE, a form of servitude by which the grain produced on certain lands had to be ground at a certain mill and a certain proportion paid.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Though I live on the lands of a Master of Arts, I had nae inkling that I was thirl to hell.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Hogg
And then he speaks with sic a taking art, His words they thirle like musick thro' my heart.
"The Gentle Shepherd: A Pastoral Comedy" by Allan Ramsay