"Skirl" is used almost exclusively to describe the sound of bagpipes.

Skirl (?), v. t.& i. [Of Scand. origin, and originally the same word as E. shrill.]

To utter in a shrill tone; to scream.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

 

© Webster 1913.


Skirl, n.

A shrill cry or sound.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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