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yirr

[ yir ]
/ yɪr /
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verb (used without object)
to snarl or growl, as a dog does.
noun
a growl or snarl, as of a dog.
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Origin of yirr

1780–90; perhaps to be identified with Old English georran to make a harsh sound

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