- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of skirl.
“The flame was carried off the plane in a miner's lantern by Gregor Robertson, mayor of Vancouver: the Host City of the Games, as the stirring skirls of a solo bagpiper filled the early morning air.”
“Ai finkso, it must be hard to do greshun turns and skwirly whirls and scottish skirls in a queeny gown.”
““But she threeps to keep on a black fause-face, and skirls if we offer to take it away.””
“And again when the high, bittersweet skirls of an NYPD piper's "Danny Boy" blew off the headstones and frozen ground.”
“Naturally enough, this led to the bagpipes, with which he skirls _piobaireachd_ Scots tunes.”
“What I see, through different sensors, is the X-radiation; what I snuff is a sharp breath of neutrinos mingled with the gale that streams from the other; I swim in an intricate interplay of force-fields, balancing, thrusting, while they caress me; I listen to the skirls and drones, the murmurs and melodies of a universe.”
“There was a layer of blue smoke above their heads that broke into skirls as various individuals left one group to join another.”
“The war hymn is sheer rowdyism; the great broad melody which forms part of the prayer, and on which the introduction of the overture is based, stands out from a weltering sea of orchestral bangs, noises and screams and skirls of the strings.”
“I heard the voice of that lad Andrew Lammie; can the chield be drowning, that he skirls sae uncannilie?" said the old woman, seating herself on the ground, and looking earnestly at the water.”
“It went on and on and on, never faltering, never pausing, in soft trills and gay roulades, shrill skirls or flute-like warblings, a continuous outpour, for I don't know how many minutes.”
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