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whish

[hwish, wish] /ʰwɪʃ, wɪʃ/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
to make, or move with, a whiz or swish.
noun
2.
a whishing sound.
Origin of whish
1510-1520
1510-20; imitative
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  • Then they went away, and in a little while we heard them "whishing" up the sheep.

    The Birthright Joseph Hocking
  • The earthward swoop of the upper boughs would hasten till the air was full of a whistling, whishing sound.

    Big Timber Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for whishing

whish

/wɪʃ/
noun, verb
1.
a less common word for swish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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