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 skirl of pipes, going with them.
It is impossible to describe the effect of the skirl of those pipes that day.
For wi' the bang and the skirl the thing had clean disappeared.
The roll of drum, call of trumpet, skirl of pipes, did not lack.
He leaned from the window and the skirl of a police whistle split the stillness of the night.
Finn now gave a skirl that frightened the giant, as coming from such a youngster as he was represented to be.