noun, Scot. and North England.
the act of shrieking.
verb (used without object)
to play the bagpipe.
Scot. and North England. to shriek.
the sound of a bagpipe.
Scot. and North England. any shrill sound.
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) (esp of bagpipes) to emit a shrill sound
to play the bagpipes
the sound of bagpipes
a shrill sound
noun 1. Military. a fight between small bodies of troops, especially advanced or outlying detachments of opposing armies. 2. any brisk conflict or encounter: She had a skirmish with her landlord about the rent. verb (used without object) 3. to engage in a skirmish. noun 1. a minor short-lived military engagement 2. any brisk clash […]
noun, Scandinavian Mythology. 1. the servant of Frey: symbol of the sun.
noun, Chiefly Hudson Valley. 1. shivaree (def 1).
noun 1. a person or thing that skims. 2. a shallow utensil, usually perforated, used in skimming liquids. 3. any of several gull-like birds of the family Rynchopidae, that skim the water with the elongated lower mandible immersed while in search of food. 4. a stiff, wide-brimmed hat with a shallow flat crown, usually made […]