Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To breathe or blow with a softly sibilant sound; whistle; hiss.
  • noun A sibilant râle. See râle.

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  • Don’t go to the doc with a sniffle;

    She’ll warn of an ominous siffle.

    A cough and a sneeze

    Are not real disease.

    Avoid all that medical piffle.

    November 24, 2018