noun Scot. and North England.
Definition for skirling (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of skirl
Examples from the Web for skirling
He did not imagine he would hear these skirling pipers again.
Yet this was to be seen yesterday afternoon when the pipes were skirling their martial strains, to the delight of all and sundry.War's Brighter Side|Julian Ralph.
That was the wild and ominous air that was skirling up on the hillside; and Mackenzie's face, as he heard it, grew wroth.
She played absent-mindedly, her fingers skipping and skirling on the notes.The Black Opal|Katharine Susannah Prichard