skirling Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb make a shrill, wailing sound
- skirling bagpipes
verb play the bagpipes
A shrill cry or sound; a crying shrilly; a skirl.Prov. Eng. & Scot. Sir W. Scott.
When the skirling of the pipes cleft the air his cold eyes softened. Mrs. J. H. Ewing.
(Zoöl.) A small trout or salmon; -- a name used loosely.Prov. Eng.