|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Like a churl; rude; cross-grained; ungracious; surly; illiberal; niggardly.
2. (a.) Wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable nature of some minerals.
Churlish (1 Occurrence)
1 Samuel 25:3 Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail; and the woman was of good understanding, and of a beautiful face: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)