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Their call for food was a sibilant chirr, and they gave it much oftener than any of the grown-up woodpecker notes.
A-BIRDING ON A BRONCOFLORENCE A. MERRIAM
There were no bites immediately; but as they sat there they heard a red squirrel chirr!
WHEN LIFE WAS YOUNGC. A. STEPHENS
"Not at all," replied the little man, in a voice as dry and crisp as the chirr of a grasshopper.
But on leading up his horse within ten or twelve feet of the pin, it gives a little "chirr" and dives down out of sight.
WILD ANIMALS AT HOMEERNEST THOMPSON SETON
They have peculiar notes like a clear whistle, and a “chirr, chirr!”
Then suddenly some one of the joyful congregation shouts Chirr!
Thence they would dart nimbly to the top again, sometimes with a restrained chirr of mirth, to repeat the gay adventure.
NEIGHBORS UNKNOWNCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The cricket's chirr and the occasional affirmations of the katy-did were the only sounds she heard.
"Chirr-r-p, chirr-r-p, chirr-r-p," began a pleasantly shrill little voice beneath him.
'SMILES'ELIOT H. ROBINSON

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derring-donoun | [der-ing-doo ]SEE DEFINITION