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To speak without phonation, as with an open posterior part of the glottis.
[A.S. hwisprian]
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(hwĭs′pĕr) [AS. hwisprian]
1. Speech with a low, soft voice; a low, sibilant sound.
2. To utter in a low sound.

cavernous whisper

Direct transmission of a whisper through a cavity in auscultation.
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