whur

Whur

Whur\, v. i. [Probably of imitative origin. Cf. Hurr, Hurry, Whir.]

1. To make a rough, humming sound, like one who pronounces the letter r with too much force; to whir; to birr.

2. To snarl or growl, as a dog. --Halliwell.
Webster's Revised

Whur

Whur\, n. A humming or whirring sound, like that of a body moving through the air with velocity; a whir.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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