American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that whistles: a whistler of popular tunes.
- n. A marmot (Marmota caligata) of the mountains of northwest North America, having a grayish coat and a shrill, whistling cry.
- n. Any of various birds that produce a whistling sound.
- n. A horse having a respiratory disease characterized by wheezing.
- n. Physics An electromagnetic wave of audio frequency produced by atmospheric disturbances such as lightning, having a characteristically decreasing frequency responsible for a whistling sound of descending pitch in detection equipment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name used in England for a gadoid fish, Motella tricirrhita.
- n. One who or that which whistles.
- n. Specifically.
- n. The hoary marmot, Arctomys pruinosus, a large marmot found in northerly and western mountainous parts of North America, related to the wood-chuck: a translation of the Canadian French name siffleur.
- n. The whistlewing.
- n. The widgeon, Mareca penelope (see whew-duck).
- n. The ring-ouzel, Merula torquata. See cut under ouzel, 2.
- n. The green plover or lapwing; the pewit.
- n. A broken-winded horse; a roarer.
- n. A piper; one who plays on the pipes.
- n. The keeper of a shebeen, or unlicensed spirit-shop.
- n. Someone or something that whistles.
- n. A bird that whistles (applied regionally to various specific species).
- n. A whistling marmot.
- n. A goldeneye.
- n. physics An audio-frequency electromagnetic wave produced by atmospheric disturbances such as lightning.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, whistles, or produces or a whistling sound.
- n. Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. The ring ousel.
- n. Prov. Eng. The widgeon.
- n. The golden-eye.
- n. The golden plover and the gray plover.
- n. (Zoöl.) The hoary, or northern, marmot (Arctomys pruinosus).
- n. (Zoöl.) The whistlefish.
- n. someone who makes a loud high sound
- n. large North American mountain marmot
- n. large-headed swift-flying diving duck of Arctic regions
- n. United States painter (1834-1903)
- n. Australian and southeastern Asian birds with a melodious whistling call
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