American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To whinny.
- n. A whinny.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- v. make a characteristic sound, of a horse
- n. the characteristic sounds made by a horse
- Imitative. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Mike's face is exactly like the terrier in the old picture, and he sits up and gives his paw just like Bonneau, and I never saw him have any instruction; and as for voice, I wish you could hear Bonfire's "whicker" to me in the stable or elsewhere.”
“I wish you could hear Bonfire's "whicker" to me in the stable or elsewhere.”
“It snorted loudly, then its sides heaved in a questioning whicker.”
“She was irrationally pleased when Sunset greeted her with a friendly whicker and trotted up to her before she presented him with the apple.”
“Beyond the sound of bird song rose the whicker of a horse.”
“It was a devils 'anthem, glorifying hellishness -- suggestive of the gnashing of a million teeth, and the whicker of drawn blades -- more shuddersome and mean than the wind of a winter's night.”
“In which case, its either one hull and a pretense to air-cover or no royal navy air cover at all. criss whicker”
“My dreams for the future involve teaching in Florence and riding my bicycle with Simon the kitten riding in its whicker basket.”
“Eric patted her gently on the gas-tank, and heard a ghostly whicker of amusement inside his mind.”
“When he woke, it was to a cheerful whicker outside his window and a: Come on, lazy one, you can't lie abed forever!”
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