(v. i.) To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance.
(v. i.) To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
(v. i.) To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
(v. i.) A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.
(v. i.) A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.
(v. i.) The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1.
(v. i.) The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers.
(1) The second reason it makes sense for Osborne not to crow too much is that in terms of output per head of population, the downturn is still not over.
(2) While the papers in this country and the New Yorker were crowing about how Beard had, through her own gutsy initiative, tamed her trolls, another woman – Anita Sarkeesian, a Canadian-American journalist – was being trolled.
(3) The authors decided to keep in this series only hips presenting with a very considerable upward displacement of the femoral head of type IV in Crowe, Maini and Ranawat's classification.
(4) Reasoning ability in crows was investigated by means of the Revecz-Krushinskiĭ test, in which the bird has to apprehend the rule of stimulus (food bait) displacement: "In each next trial the food bait is hidden in a new place--one step further along the row".
(5) When these studies are reviewed in the light of Crow's "two-syndrome" paradigm of schizophrenia, a new trend emerges.
(6) You can argue about what constitutes a race “riot” these days – and why the hell we are seeing teargas every other evening in the suburbs, or Jim Crow-reminiscent police dogs in the year 2014.
(7) The genetic evidence is reviewed concerning 'traditional' clinical subtypes as more novel categories derived from multivariate statistical methods and Crow's type I-type II classification.
(8) "For a lot of people in poorer neighbourhoods we are liberators," crowed Yiannis Lagos, one of 18 MPs from the stridently patriot "popular nationalist movement" to enter the 300-seat house in June.
(9) Intracytoplasmic, rod-shaped and eosinophilic inclusions were recognized only in Purkinje cells in a case of Crow-Fukase syndrome.
(10) But normally, shaven-headed and shaven-faced, he could pass for a jumbo-sized Bob Crow .
(11) Though the starlings looked like a dark swarm of bees, they had two inky blobs in their midst, for they had acquired a pair of crow interlopers.
(12) And as Crow demonstrated, militancy may not guarantee success – but passivity will asphyxiate unions when the workforce needs them to be stronger than ever.
(13) We felt blessed,” said Rebecca, pulling out another family picture in which a smiling Sarah leans her head against her mother’s shoulder, her younger siblings crowing around them.
(14) The leader of the RMT rail union, Bob Crow, said: "The whole sorry and expensive shambles of rail privatisation has been dragged into the spotlight this morning and instead of re-running this expensive circus, the west coast route should be renationalised on a permanent basis."
(15) Oh, and Tony Benn and Bob Crow, when they were alive.
(16) In any case, the Brits are a notoriously lily-livered shower when it comes to workplace politics, too craven to strike – [note to non-British readers: we're a sorry servile bunch, we don't like it up us] - and as a result, poor John's failed coup has led to him becoming the most reviled union leader in British history, ahead of the excellent Bob Crow, the much misunderstood Arthur Scargill, and Gary Neville.
(17) For London's mayor had not only long refused to meet the RMT leader, but only a month before rather encouraged the public to misunderstand him by making hay with Crow's supposedly hypocritical cruise trip and accusing him of "holding a gun" to the head of the capital ?
(18) In contrast, in the adults melatonin caused more than a two-fold increase in E in the pigeon, and a significant increase in the crow.
(19) By noon, the small fish market on shore is packed with black crows nibbling on hundreds of butchered fish heads, shark fins and long red swordfish tongues.
(20) Some of his well-paid members, such as drivers, queried why the union should concern itself with these lower-paid workers whose lack of job security meant they were far more difficult to reach and retain in the union, but Crow, true to his principles, always argued in favour of supporting them.
(v. i.) Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
(n.) A shrill sound.
(v. i.) To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
(v. t.) To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.
(1) There’ll never be another like him,” she shrilled when she recovered.
(2) He should conduct this conversation factually, carefully, without loud or shrill tones.
(3) Sorry, I mean it would be the department of trade.” She gives a shrill, uneasy laugh.
(4) They also spend excessive time in making unusual sounds consisting of a high-pitched shrill cry with little intonation in infancy and a harsh, strained, and glottal stridency in later life.
(5) Morrison has described claims that Australia was violating international law as offensive and labelled criticism of his silence over the fate of the two boats "shrill and hysterical".
(6) 2.13pm GMT He calls the idea that we have lost track of terrorist plotters as a result of these disclosures "shrill and unsubstantiated".
(7) A grandmother of five, Jones sports a discrete shrill carder bumblebee tattoo on her shoulder courtesy of taking part in a green art project.
(8) Dave meanwhile lapsed into his shrill Bullingdon Club persona; the dividing line between self confidence and smugness is gossamer thin for the prime minister.
(9) Let it be said clearly that the press – divided, suspicious, too often shrill – is no easy partner in this search.
(10) In the context of the increasingly shrill debate around migration and Europe, this week's the Mail on Sunday included an article attacking the non-profit organisation European Alternatives , of which I am co-president.
(11) "Navalny carefully distanced himself from the shrill, old-guard western-friendly liberals – 'hellish, insane, crazy mass of the leftovers and bread crusts of the democracy movement of the 80s', he called them – who simply participated in Putin's cult of personality in reverse."
(12) Winners and losers Going: Species facing "severe" threats in England Red squirrel Northern bluefin tuna Natterjack toad Common skate Alpine foxtail Kittiwake Grey plover Shrill carder bumblebee Recovering: Recent conservation success stories Pole cat Large blue butterfly Red kite Ladybird spider Pink meadowcap Sand lizard Pool frog Bittern
(13) Even at school throughout the school day you would be teaching and next door in the secure accommodation unit you could hear someone, this shrill scream, as they just cry out because they’ve lost it, absolutely lost it, or self-harmed,” Reen said.
(14) The shrill blast of a whistle still makes Almaz Russom wince.
(15) His later years, as the preachments of abolitionists and slaveholders reached their shrill adumbration of bloody war, were marked, even made notorious, by his fiery championing of John Brown, whom he had briefly met in Concord, finding him "a man of great common sense, deliberate and practical", endowed with "tact and prudence" and the Spartan habits and spare diet of a soldier.
(16) The risks are in being ignored entirely or forcing an interjection and appearing “shrill” – the death shriek for women trying to get ahead anywhere.
(17) The shameful destruction of New Orleans, the Wall Street crash of 2008 and growing indebtedness to China, the collapse of so many industries and the shrill ideological divisions in Congress over monetary and fiscal policy can all be traced to habits ingrained in the Reagan years when the notion took hold that "the government is not the solution to our problems; the government is the problem".
(18) He says it's hyperventilation from a shrill government.
(19) It can be a bit shrill One long-serving maker of risky BBC television programmes argues that behind the compliance craze is a bigger loss of nerve.
(20) The shepherd lad held on steadily, driving his goats with shrill cries up our hill for the better pasture on the western side.