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tu-whit tu-whoo

[too-hwit too-hwoo; too-wit too-woo] /tʊˈʰwɪt tʊˈʰwu; tʊˈwɪt tʊˈwu/
noun
1.
(imitation of the cry of an owl).
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
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British Dictionary definitions for tu whit tu whoo

tu-whit tu-whoo

/təˈwɪt təˈwuː/
interjection
1.
an imitation or representation of the sound made by an owl
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