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  • 121 shriek — I. verb Etymology: Middle English shreken, probably irregular from shriken to shriek; akin to Old Norse skrækja to shriek Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to utter a sharp shrill sound 2. a. to cry out in a high pitched voice ; screech …

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  • 122 skirl — I. verb Etymology: Middle English (Scots) skrillen, skirlen to scream, shriek, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect skræla to cry aloud; akin to Old English scrallettan to resound loudly Date: circa 1665 intransitive verb of a… …

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  • 123 treble — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, the highest part in a three part composition, from treble, adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. the highest voice part in harmonic music ; soprano b. one that performs a treble part; also a member of a family of… …

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  • 124 yap — I. intransitive verb (yapped; yapping) Etymology: imitative Date: 1596 1. to talk in a shrill insistent way ; chatter 2. to bark snappishly ; yelp • yapper noun II …

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  • 125 yelp — I. noun Etymology: 2yelp Date: 1501 a sharp shrill bark or cry (as of a dog or turkey); also squeal II. verb Etymology: Middle English, to boast, cry out, from Old English gielpan to boast, exult; akin to Old High German gelph outcry Date: 1553 …

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  • 126 Whistle — A simple whistle is a woodwind instrument which produces sound from a stream of forced air.Many types exist, from small police and sports whistles (also called pea whistles), to much larger train whistles, which are steam whistles specifically… …

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  • 127 Short-toed Treecreeper — Conservation status Least Concern ( …

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  • 128 Screamers (film) — Infobox Film name = Screamers caption = Theatrical release poster director = Christian Duguay producer = Franco Battista Tom Berry writer = Philip K. Dick (Short Story) Dan O Bannon Miguel Tejada Flores (screenplay) starring = Peter Weller Roy… …

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  • 129 Baykok — The baykok (or pau guk, paguk, baguck; bakaak in the Ojibwe language and pakàk in the Algonquin language) is a malevolent spirit from the mythology of the Ojibway nation.In traditional cultureThe Baykok is a character from the Anishinaabe… …

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  • 130 Great Kiskadee — Conservation status Least Concern …

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  • 131 Kitty Forman — Infobox character color = #E8D878 name = Kitty Forman first = That 70s Pilot last = That 70s Finale alias = species = Human gender = Female age = 43 46 born = birth date and age|1933|10|13 death = occupation = Housewife, Nurse title = callsign =… …

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  • 132 Steam whistle — A steam whistle is a device used to produce sound with the aid of live steam. Unlike a horn, the sounding mechanism of a whistle contains no moving parts (compare to train horn).The whistle consists of the following main parts, as seen on the… …

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  • 133 Rebel yell — The rebel yell (sometimes called the pibroch of the ConfederacyFact|date=July 2008) was a battle cry used by Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. Confederate soldiers would use the yell during charges to intimidate the enemy and… …

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  • 134 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 film) — Infobox Film name = Invasion of the Body Snatchers caption = Promotional poster writer = Novel: Jack Finney Screenplay: W. D. Richter starring = Donald Sutherland Brooke Adams Jeff Goldblum Veronica Cartwright Leonard Nimoy Art Hindle director =… …

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  • 135 Savart wheel — The Savart wheel is an acoustical device that was created by French physicist Félix Savart (1791 1841), which he used for research on lower frequency limits of hearing.The device consists of a mounted metal disk having a large number of teeth… …

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  • 136 Isle of Man Railway locomotives — The locomotives of the Isle of Man Railway were provided exclusively by Beyer, Peacock and Company of Manchester, England between 1873 and 1926; other locomotives that appear on this list were inherited as part of the take over of the Manx… …

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  • 137 Silencer (Swedish band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Silencer Img capt = Background = Origin = Flagicon|SWE Sweden Genre = Black metal Years active = 1995–2001 Label = Prophecy Productions, Lupus Lounge Records, Autopsy Kitchen Records URL = Current members = Nattramn… …

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  • 138 Flying Blind, Flying Safe — Infobox Book name = Flying Blind, Flying Safe image caption = Front cover author = Mary Schiavo, with Sabra Chartrand illustrator = cover artist = country = USA language = English subject = United States Department of Transportation, Federal… …

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  • 139 Fedor (Saint Seiya) — Fedor Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans Saint Seiya Logo de Saint Seiya …

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  • 140 cackle — cackler, n. /kak euhl/, v., cackled, cackling, n. v.i. 1. to utter a shrill, broken sound or cry, as of a hen. 2. to laugh in a shrill, broken manner. 3. to chatter noisily; prattle. v.t. 4. to utter with cackles; express by cackling: They… …

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