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churr


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Churr  \Churr\,  n.  [Cf.  {Chirr}.] 
  A  vibrant  or  whirring  noise  such  as  that  made  by  some 
  insects,  as  the  cockchafer,  or  by  some  birds,  as  the 
  nightjar,  the  partridge,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Churr  \Churr\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Churred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Churr"ing}.] 
  To  make  a  churr,  as  a  cockchafer. 
 
  That's  the  churring  of  the  nightjar.  --Hall  Caine. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Churr  \Churr\,  v.  t. 
  To  utter  by  churring. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dunlin  \Dun"lin\,  n.  [Prob.  of  Celtic  origin;  cf  Gael.  dun  hill 
  (E.  dune),  and  linne  pool,  pond,  lake,  E.  lin.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  species  of  sandpiper  ({Tringa  alpina});  --  called  also 
  {churr},  {dorbie},  {grass  bird},  and  {red-backed  sandpiper}. 
  It  is  found  both  in  Europe  and  America. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  churr 
  v  :  make  a  vibrant  sound,  as  of  some  birds  [syn:  {whirr}] 




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