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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 war·ble /ˈwɔrbəl/
 鳥囀,顫聲(vt.)(vi.)鳥鳴,用柔和的顫聲唱

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 war·ble /ˈwɔrbəl/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 War·ble, n. A quavering modulation of the voice; a musical trill; a song.
 And he, the wondrous child,
 Whose silver warble wild
 Outvalued every pulsing sound.   --Emerson.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 War·ble n.
 1. Far. (a) A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling.  (b) A small tumor produced by the larvae of the gadfly in the backs of horses, cattle, etc. Called also warblet, warbeetle, warnles.
 2. Zool. See Wormil.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 War·ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warbled p. pr. & vb. n. Warbling ]
 1. To sing in a trilling, quavering, or vibratory manner; to modulate with turns or variations; to trill; as, certain birds are remarkable for warbling their songs.
 2. To utter musically; to modulate; to carol.
    If she be right invoked in warbled song.   --Milton.
    Warbling sweet the nuptial lay.   --Trumbull.
 3. To cause to quaver or vibrate.  “And touch the warbled string.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 War·ble, v. i.
 1. To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
    Such strains ne'er warble in the linnet's throat.   --Gay.
 3. To sing in a trilling manner, or with many turns and variations.  “Birds on the branches warbling.”
 3. To sing with sudden changes from chest to head tones; to yodel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 warble
      n : a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by
          larvae of a botfly or warble fly
      v 1: sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note
           above or below [syn: trill, quaver]
      2: sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians
         were yodeling in the mountains" [syn: yodel, descant]