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VERB (1)

1. make a murmuring sound;
- Example: "the water was purling"
[syn: sough, purl]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sough \Sough\, v. i. To whistle or sigh, as the wind. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sough \Sough\, n. A sow. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sough \Sough\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A small drain; an adit. [Prov. Eng.] --W. M. Buchanan. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sough \Sough\ (?; 277), n. [Cf. Icel. s?gr (in comp.) a rushing sound, or OE. swough, swogh, a sound, AS. sw?gan to rustle. Cf. Surf, Swoon, v. i.] 1. The sound produced by soughing; a hollow murmur or roaring. [1913 Webster] The whispering leaves or solemn sough of the forest. --W. Howitt. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a vague rumor or flying report. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 3. A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sough v 1: make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling" [syn: sough, purl]