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  • adv. With a whistling sound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a whistling manner; shrilly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a whistling manner; with a sibilant or shrill sound.

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Examples

  • Handling the long lance lightly, glancing twice or thrice along its length to see if it be exactly straight, Stubb whistlingly gathers up the coil of the wrap in one hand, so as to secure its free end in his grasp, leaving the rest unobstructed.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Handling the long lance lightly, glancing twice or thrice along its length to see if it be exactly straight, Stubb whistlingly gathers up the coil of the warp in one hand, so as to secure its free end in his grasp, leaving the rest unobstructed.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • All through the midday meal he kept on putting down his fork with lumps of meat sticking on it and would say whistlingly: "Ooh, mummie, d'you know, I used to think it must be my imagination you had such a wonderful head of hair.

    The Judge

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