Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of sough in English
UK /saʊ /
US /saʊ /
(of the wind in trees, the sea, etc.) make a moaning, whistling, or rushing sound.
"The soughing of the wind in the canopy of branches"
(especially of the wind or sea) to make a long high or low sound while moving
"The wind soughed through the towering pines nearby."
Make a murmuring sound
Type of (3)
A moaning, whistling, or rushing sound as made by the wind in the trees or the sea.
The wind soughing in the meadow
The sea soughed on the shore.
The wind soughed through the towering pines nearby.
The sough of wind through the pine trees
The sough was 1100 yd long with 600 yd underground.
Quotes and Sayings about "sough"
"At six o'clock we cleaned our cells, At seven all was still, But the sough and swing of a mighty wing The prison seemed to fill, For the Lord of Death with icy breath Had entered in to kill."
"Instead of water we got here a draught of beer, a lumberer's drink, which would acclimate and naturalize a man at once,-which would make him see green, and, if he slept, dream that he heard the wind sough among the pines."