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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Definitions for sough

  1. To make a soft, low sighing or rustling sound, as the wind.
  2. A soft, low rustling or sighing sound.

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Citations for sough
At a recent visit to Marsha's grave in Rathdrum, as the wind soughed through the towering pines nearby, Marsha's brother Pat left a silk bluebird by her headstone to honor her love of the outdoors. David Whitman, U.S. News & World Report
In the dark of winter, tin roofs sough with rain. Les A. Murray,
Origin of sough
900
Sough comes from Middle English swoughen, from Old English swogan.
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