Trill Trill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trilling}.] [It. trillare; probably of imitative origin.] To impart the quality of a trill to; to utter as, or with, a trill; as, to trill the r; to trill a note. [1913 Webster]

The sober-suited songstress trills her lay. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

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