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- usually used with "around", as in "to furkle around". To rummage, forage, search, root through something.
If you need to plug in headphones occasionally, without having to furkle around at the back of the computer, most speakers these days have a headphone jack for that purpose.
After another furkle through Queenstown stores, and an encounter with a giant kiwi bird, we went back to the hotel to eat, pack and sleep.
- to fix, mend or repair equipment or machinery using whatever parts or tools are to hand. UK term.
The engine was shot, but I furkled it with a part from an old tractor.
You can borrow it, but it will need a furkle.
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