Dancing was engaged in around the bonfire to the skirl of the philabeg.
Come here—or stay where ye are, and skirl as loud as ye can; it's a' ye're gude for.
Then a skirl of laughter, the piercingness of which, near to, could only be guessed at.
Cannot one hear the skirl of the pipes amid that din of cannon and musketry?
Shriller than the scream of shells above them was the ...