Definition of Churring

1. Verb. (present participle of churr) ¹



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Definition of Churring

1. churr [v] - See also: churr

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Churring

churnalists
churned
churned-up
churner
churners
churning
churningly
churnings
churns
churr
churrascaria
churrasco
churred
churrigueresco
churrigueresque
churring (current term)
churro
churros
churrs
churrus
churruses
chursinite
chuse
chused
chuseed
chuseing
chuses
chusing
chut
chute

Literary usage of Churring

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1. The Silence of Amor [and] Where the Forest Murmurs by William Sharp (1910)
"He sings his churring song to his mate, who, poised upon a juniper hard by, ... Like a wandering wave, in the dewy dark, the churring note of the nightjar ..."

2. Magazine of Natural History (1832)
"I have, indeed, occasionally heard this churring in autumn ; but very infrequent ... to observe the many varieties of tone and pitch in their loud churring, ..."

3. The Norfolk Broads by William Alfred Dutt (1906)
"In a copse near the river a nightjar begins churring— a weird, mysterious, haunting voice of solitude and night—and presently, like a shadow, a sombre bird- ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"Once as the female passed him he ran out across the rock face with spread tail, and wings partly open and trailing, giving a low churring note. ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... utters a deep croak, ending in a churring noise, puffing out the gular plumes meanwhile and nodding the head up and down. The birds are not ordinarily ..."

6. The Mountains of California by John Muir (1907)
"Gathering courage, he ventures down the trunk again, churring and chirping, and jerking nervously up and down in curious loops, eyeing you all the time, ..."

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