She could hear the dogs barking in the garden and Clarissa's Trilling laugh.
Then voices, the high, Trilling laugh of Climene floating upwards.
Sandpipers trot in and out by troops after the retiring waves, Trilling together in a chorus of infinitesimal song.
A pensive quail piped an answer to the Trilling call from the meadows.
Then other vocal organs took up that Trilling wail, and those short, sharp chuckles of eagerness.
As he rides back through the woods, the birds are Trilling among the trees.
Somewhere in this neighborhood we traversed a pine wood, in which my first Walden pine warbler was Trilling.
That is called warbling, or Trilling, or trolling, or something.
Overhead, among the higher branches, a bird was Trilling out an ecstatic love-song.
Even at school, during recess hours, she was always humming and Trilling.
1640s, from Italian trillio, triglio "a quavering or warbling in singing," probably of imitative origin. The verb is 1660s, from Italian trillare "to quaver, trill." Related: Trilled; trilling.