from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a high-pitched, screeching noise
- v. utter a harsh abrupt scream
Sorry, no etymologies found.
They would all be warmly wrapped in woollens and furs, and snuggled in buffalo-robes; the bells would jingle merrily, the snow would "skreak" under the horses 'feet, and the white world slip by them like a dream.
I hear one fainter, single skreak from the sibling.
_Scroop_, to skreak lowly as new shoes or a gate hinge.
The key fitted, sure enough, and, wi 'a strang twist and a lang skreak, the boult went back and he pulled the door open.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.