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  • n. Plural form of rustling.

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Examples

  • Hours at a time, sitting by Nalasu or standing apart from him, he was taught to catch the slightest sounds or rustlings from the bush.

    Chapter 17

  • I have only to add, that, if they could not have heard the "rustlings" from the deck of "The Curlew" that night, they must have been lamentably deaf.

    Left on Labrador or, The cruise of the Schooner-yacht 'Curlew.' as Recorded by 'Wash.'

  • I could hear the light lap of water against the pilings and small rustlings in the surrounding grass.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • Yet did it quiver under the finger-tip caress in rhythmic vibrations that became whisperings and rustlings and mutterings of sound - but of sound so different; so elusively thin that it was shimmeringly sibilant; so mellow that it was maddening sweet, piping like an elfin horn, which last was just what Bassett decided would be like a peal from some bell of the gods reaching earthward from across space.

    THE RED ONE

  • As the mixed Index scores show, these rustlings of economic freedom in Asia have not always translated into quantifiable policy outcomes.

    Freeing Asia's Entrepreneurs

  • As the mixed index scores show, these rustlings of economic freedom in Asia have not always translated into quantifiable policy outcomes.

    Asia's Mixed Signals to Business

  • Again Nalasu waited, until the rustlings of a fresh drawing-in of the circle could be heard, whereupon Nalasu, Jerry accompanying him, picked up all his arrows and moved soundlessly half-way around the circle.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • At last his own ears caught the slightest of rustlings, now here, now there, advancing upon him in the circle of the compass.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • He falls into a kind of fascination with the place, despite, or maybe because of, its eerie nature, the rustlings of ghostly presences, and the clumsily built brick wall that cuts off half the understage area and cannot be penetrated.

    2009 October « Tales from the Reading Room

  • That night at dusk I slipped them through the door and after a few clucks and rustlings everything went quiet.

    The Chicken Chronicles

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