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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe v. - Play the bagpipes; Make a shrill, wailing sound.

Usage examples (37)
  • It was his baton, to direct the pipes which began to skirl.
  • There's something about the skirl of a hundred pipers at sunset.
  • A thunder that pummelled the ears and almost drowned out the skirl of the pipers.
  • Then the pipes began to skirl, and my throat at once was tight with unshed tears. for more
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