Churring
Churr Churr, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Churred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Churr"ing}.] To make a churr, as a cockchafer.

That's the churring of the nightjar. --Hall Caine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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