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wailing

and whaling
mod. excellent. (Teens.) What a whaling guitar!
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The noise and hurrying about and wailing over the cholera had frightened her, and she had been angry because no one seemed to remember that she was alive.
As the yelping died away down the silent road, the wailing sound of "Ulla, ulla, ulla, ulla," reasserted itself.
Parents and children, husbands and wives, brothers and sisters met with the most rapturous expressions of joy; while wailings and lamentations were heard from the relatives of the killed and wounded.
Such was the boisterous revelry of the village; but sounds of another kind were heard on the surrounding hills; piteous wailings of the women, who had retired thither to mourn in darkness and solitude for those who had fallen in battle.
She marched the shrinking ghostseer down to the spring and ordered her to proceed straightaway over the bridge and into the dusky retreats of wailing ladies and headless specters beyond.
To this wailing lament succeeded moans from within the house; the sound of a woman's voice came through the casements.
At last, when the ship drew near to the outskirts, as it were, of the Equatorial fishing-ground, and in the deep darkness that goes before the dawn, was sailing by a cluster of rocky islets; the watch --then headed by Flask --was startled by a cry so plaintively wild and unearthly --like half-articulated wailings of the ghosts of all Herod's murdered Innocents --that one and all, they started from their reveries, and for the space of some moments stood, or sat, or leaned all transfixedly listening, like the carved Roman slave, while that wild cry remained within hearing.
They call Nigerians wailing wailers for complaining.
The Sunday People can reveal that the Paralympian, 29, who shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day 2013, was said to have been howling and wailing.
According to the newspaper, the plan emerged at first in 1972 when the Israeli authorities discovered that one of the Palestinian houses' walls there was part of the so-called "little wailing wall.
With no street visibility and a sales cycle that depends on sunny weather in notoriously gloomy Bellingham, dollars do not come easy for The Wailing Goat Espresso.
But this weeping, wailing and telling your story now someone else is having his baby, wail, is beyond contempt.
Lionel Messi at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem Lionel Messi did what many celebrities do when they visit Jerusalem ( including Diego Maradona in 1995)-- they write some prayers and pray at the wailing wall.
Asked about the symbolic Wailing Wall, erected next to Israel's stall, he explained:
LED by acolytes on Twitter, there was much wailing and gnashing of London teeth at the news that the BBC had decided to can Danny Baker's London radio show.