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skirling Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb make a shrill, wailing sound
    skirl.
    • skirling bagpipes
  2. verb play the bagpipes
    skirl.
WordNet

Skirl"ing noun
Definitions
  1. 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.
Skirl"ing noun
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) A small trout or salmon; -- a name used loosely. Prov. Eng.

Webster 1913


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