Words and Phrases



make a rustling sound

Alternative spelling/meaning:

fistle; fisle

In Literature:

Excerpt from To the Potatoe by James Orr

Creesh’t scons stan’ pil’t on plates,
or brislin’ a’ roun’ the ingle,
while a fand wifie fast is fislin’
an tea-cups jingle

Excerpt from Water Quail by James Fenton

A fissle unther the deed, saft-hangin thatch

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