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tu–whit tu–whoo

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noun \tə-ˌ(h)wit-tə-ˈ(h)wü\

Definition of tu–whit tu–whoo

  1. :  the cry of an owl



Origin of tu–whit tu–whoo

imitative


First Known Use: circa 1595


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