Middle English Dictionary Entry

virel n.
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(a) A ring, band, or cap, usu. of metal, put around the end of a piece of wood, the handle of an implement, etc., a ferrule; (b) a metal pivot on the projecting end of an axle on a crane, windlass, etc.; (c) ~ of the ars, the anus or sphincter.