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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skirlverb

    the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe

  2. skirlverb

    make a shrill, wailing sound

    "skirling bagpipes"

  3. skirlverb

    play the bagpipes

Wiktionary

  1. skirlverb

    To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skirl

    to utter in a shrill tone; to scream

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin, and originally the same word as E. shrill.]

  2. Skirlnoun

    a shrill cry or sound

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin, and originally the same word as E. shrill.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Skirl

    skirl, v.t. and v.i. (Scot.) to shriek shrilly.—n. a shrill cry.—n. Skir′ling, a shrill sound.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skirl in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skirl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    • A. subrogation
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