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  • n. Plural form of neighing.


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  • I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Mock the fierce peal with neighings; — thus we sped

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • The quartermaster proved right, for as the cloud came nearer, quite a chorus of bleatings and neighings, and bel-lowings escaped from it, mingled with the loud tones of a human voice, in the shape of cries, and whistles, and vo-ciferations.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • Shouts, neighings, and clashing of armour rose in the air, and clarion flourishes sounded the charge.


  • It was early dawn, and the air, impregnated with freshest odour, seemed in idle mockery to play with our banners, and bore onwards towards the enemy the music of the bands, the neighings of the horses, and regular step of the infantry.

    The Last Man

  • There is a difference observable also in the neighings of horses.

    The History of Animals

  • Then human screams joined the horses 'neighings from among the rocks.

    Conan and The Mists of Door

  • Such people would naturally imagine that the mighty and interminable procession which moved through its street night and day, with its confused roar of shouts and cries, its neighings and bellowings and bleatings and its muffled thunder-tramp, was the one great thing in this world, and themselves somehow the proprietors of it.

    Vietnam: Solutions

  • Mingling with the loud beat of drums and cymbals, grunts of elephants, neighings of steeds, and stampings of horse-hoofs, that uproar spread everywhere.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Gap, sounded unearthly, hollow snortings and neighings, reminding one of the strange cry of the hippopotamus; above these, occasional deep majestic roaring made our hearts quail with the conviction that we heard the voices of lions and elephants.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 3


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