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 for Furling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furl \Furl\ (f[^u]rl), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furled (f[^u]rld);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Furling.] [Contr. fr. furdle, fr. fardel
     bundle: cf. F. ferler to furl, OF. fardeler to pack. See
     Furdle, Fardel, and cf. Farl.]
     To draw up or gather into close compass; to wrap or roll, as
     a sail, close to the yard, stay, or mast, or, as a flag,
     close to or around its staff, securing it there by a gasket
     or line. --Totten.
     [1913 Webster]

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