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wawr buhl

  • n  a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • v  sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
  • v  sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

  • They warble their uncertain, Oxford-accented way through a series of wandering digressions on the London bus system (A Transport of Delight), the morals of the clubman (Madeira .
  • In 2007, the cost of two seats to see Phil Collins and a re-united Genesis warble Mama was around $400, while two of the best seats for Jay-Z's current 28-date Live Nation tour .
  • He'd warble a soulful "Misty" for Christy Harvey of the Center for American Progress; croak a version of "Bad to the Bone" for "resident ethicist" Melanie Sloan; shriek "Born in .
News & Articles

  • Eli Mardock Opens Up About 'Everything Happens for the First Time,' Premieres 'Everything Is Good'
    (Paper Garden Records) Eli Mardock's debut album Everything Happens for the First Time is alternately dreamy and cutting, often lush and orchestral but never light, exactly. There's a fair bit of heartbreak packed into the former Eagle Seagull frontman's warble even in its most exultant moments, a raw quality that belongs only to those who have nothing to hide and nothing to fear. I talked to ...
    June 7, 2013 - Zimbio
  • Boys lacrosse: Bronxville wins state semi in OT
    POUGHKEEPSIE — Brewster Warble collected a pass from Reilly Walsh, dodged inside the defense and delivered a man-up goal three minutes into overtime that gave Bronxville a 14-13 win over Shoreham-Wading River this evening at Marist College and put the Broncos in the state championship game.
    June 6, 2013 - The Journal News

  • Izaak Walton in Times Online
    When Izaak Walton wrote in 1653 of "those nimble little musicians of the air that warble forth their curious ditties", he was talking about birds, being more than 300 years ahead of mobile phones.

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