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Warble

War´ble
n.1.(Far.) A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling.
2.(Zool.) See Wormil.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Warbled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Warbling .]
1.To sing in a trilling, quavering, or vibratory manner; to modulate with turns or variations; to trill; as, certain birds are remarkable for warbling their songs.
2.To utter musically; to modulate; to carol.
3.To cause to quaver or vibrate.
v. i.1.To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
Such strains ne'er warble in the linnet's throat.
- Gay.
3.To sing in a trilling manner, or with many turns and variations.
3.To sing with sudden changes from chest to head tones; to yodel.
n.1.A quavering modulation of the voice; a musical trill; a song.
Noun1.warble - a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
Verb1.warble - sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
Synonyms: quaver, trill
2.warble - sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"
Synonyms: yodel, descant
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