Warbling
Warble War"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Warbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Warbling}.] [OE. werbelen, OF. werbler; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. wirbeln to turn, to warble, D. wervelen, akin to E. whirl. See {Whirl}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sing in a trilling, quavering, or vibratory manner; to modulate with turns or variations; to trill; as, certain birds are remarkable for warbling their songs. [1913 Webster]

2. To utter musically; to modulate; to carol. [1913 Webster]

If she be right invoked in warbled song. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Warbling sweet the nuptial lay. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to quaver or vibrate. ``And touch the warbled string.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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