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whis·tle

(wis'ĕl),
1. A sound made by forcing air through a narrow opening such as pursed lips.
2. An instrument for producing a whistle.
[A.S. hwistle]
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whistle

(hwĭs′ĕl)
1. A sound produced by pursing one's lips and blowing.
2. A tubular device driven by wind that produces a loud and usually shrill sound.
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It got to the point where if he whistled he went out without being told." When Banderas' then wife Griffith visited, Ball added: "She came in, she whistled and HE kicked her out."
As seen in the video embedded in the whistled website, it is very simple to set up and will detect all the very different types of whistles.
Surprisingly, when the birds attacked, the caterpillars whistled and the bird typically flinched and hopped or flew away.
Though all whistling isn't an expression of joy - Monroe whistling great Mitch Hider has whistled at funerals - much of it suggests a certain optimism.
Visions of "Get me the guy who whistled that Verizon ad!" ran through my brain.