Definitions for skirlskɜrl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

skirlskɜrl(v.i.)

  1. to play the bagpipe.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. (n.)the sound of a bagpipe.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of skirl:

1350–1400; ME scirlen,skrillen (v.), perh. < Scand; cf. Norw skrella boom, crash

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skirl(verb)

    the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe

  2. skirl(verb)

    make a shrill, wailing sound

    "skirling bagpipes"

  3. skirl(verb)

    play the bagpipes

Wiktionary

  1. skirl(Verb)

    To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.

  2. Origin: Originally and Northern English dialects, probably of origin; ultimately imitative.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skirl

    to utter in a shrill tone; to scream

  2. Skirl(noun)

    a shrill cry or sound

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