Sometimes, by way of providing a varied entertainment, they sing a dirge.
But it was only the cold wind from the mountains whistling a dirge.
It was a dirge, which he was intoning as he bent over the cookstove.
"Neither did he," he observed, and began to whistle what sounded like a dirge.
The entrance to the room where the Bella figlia had been succeeded by a dirge, was blocked.