v. i.1.To make a rough, humming sound, like one who pronounces the letter r with too much force; to whir; to birr.
2.To snarl or growl, as a dog.
n.1.A humming or whirring sound, like that of a body moving through the air with velocity; a whir.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Christ say'd it sae plain: "Whur there be gaithered twa or three "There richt in their midst, I shall be."
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Paddy Whur, representing Mojo's management company, Voodoo Doll Ltd, said: "I'm here to apologise on behalf of what is a very responsible operator."
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He's gonna be, but why ainchu up whur you kin see good, dear?
WHUR FM: "Sounds Like Washington" Yesterday, in the alley, a man was found hair stringy, matted, hardening in the sun, like mud where dandelion and burdock rise, fill empty yards & bind the wheels of soundless cars Spilling from a pile of plastic bags, his body's a waste my neighbor says of a perfectly good white boy But today, in the shade, young men buff and gloss all around, cicada song in waves, the way a breeze might come high-pitched wail that almost drowns the radio: Just bees and thangs and flowers