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churr

[chur] /tʃɜr/
verb (used without object), noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for churr

chirr

/tʃɜː/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (esp of certain insects, such as crickets) to make a shrill trilled sound
noun
2.
the sound of chirring
Word Origin
C17: of imitative origin

churr

/tʃɜː/
verb, noun
1.
a variant spelling of chirr
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