chirl

chirl

(tʃɜːl)
n
a trilling or quavering sound
vb (tr)
to produce or make a trilling or quavering sound
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With: Tanya Villanueva Tepper, Debbie Almontaser, Tim Brown, Nicholas Chirls, Charles Cook, Larry Courtney, Joseph Keenan, Brian Lyons, Ling Young.
Congratulations to Andrew Chirls on his appointment as chancellor of Philadelphia's bar association [Transitions, February 1].
Stuart Chirls was named Textile Group Editor for HFN in October 1998 after nearly three years as Textile News Editor for Womens Wear Daily, also a Fairchild publication.
I have also benefited from conversations with William Eskridge, Jr., Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and Andrew Chirls, Partner at Wolf, Block, Schorr, & Solis-Cohen, in Philadelphia.