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Tirra-lirra

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tirra-lirra tir′ra-lir′ra (Shak., Tenn.) an imitation of a musical sound.
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Usage

In literature:

The, lark, that tirra-lirra chants, With heigh!
"The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by Various
Duchess Susan was distinguished coming across a broad uncut meadow, tirra-lirraing beneath a lark, Caseldy in attendance on her.
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
The Poet tirra-lirra chants, With heigh!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, April 30, 1892" by Various
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