Skirl"ing, n.

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.


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Skirl"ing, n. Zool.

A small trout or salmon; -- a name used loosely.

[Prov. Eng.]


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