Whur (?), v. i. [Probably of imitative origin. Cf. Hurr, Hurry, Whir.]

1.

To make a rough, humming sound, like one who pronounces the letter r with too much force; to whir; to birr.

2.

To snarl or growl, as a dog.

Halliwell.

 

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Whur (?), n.

A humming or whirring sound, like that of a body moving through the air with velocity; a whir.

 

© Webster 1913.

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