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  • v. to wail, to cry plaintively

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To cry as a cat; to squall; to wail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cry as a cat; squall.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make high-pitched, whiney noises


Imitative. (Wiktionary)



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