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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of churr.

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Examples

  • They stood side by side in the breathless warmth, moths passed their faces, a night-jar churred in the silence, and now and then, from the stables, came the stamp of a sleepless horse.

    Swan Song

  • The babies scrambled, churred, and trilled affectionately, ending up in a jumble in his lap.

    Beast Master's Circus

  • He stroked and scratched them as they churred approvingly.

    Beast Master's Circus

  • The baby churred again, almost as though it understood, and Leryn sighed.

    And Other Tales Of Valdemar

  • Broke and wept against the warm, tawny side, sheltered under the soft, golden wing while the gryphon churred ever so softly, stroking his hair with a gentle beak as though he were her child.

    And Other Tales Of Valdemar

  • Then a nightingale began to give forth its long liquid gurgling; and a corn-crake churred in the young wheat.

    The Dark Flower

  • Then a nightingale began to give forth its long liquid gurgling; and a corn-crake churred in the young wheat.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • The only sound at all -- and that was fitful -- came from a fern-owl which, from a thorn-bush above me, churred softly and at intervals his content with the night.

    Lore of Proserpine

  • Night-hawks churred as they beat on noiseless wings above the beds of bramble and bracken.

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady A Romance

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