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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whir v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whirred p. pr. & vb. n. Whirring.]  To whirl round, or revolve, with a whizzing noise; to fly or more quickly with a buzzing or whizzing sound; to whiz.
    The partridge bursts away on whirring wings.   --Beattie.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See whir

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's
          wings"; "the whir of the propellers" [syn: whirr, whirring,
      v : make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car
          engine purred" [syn: whizz, whiz, whirr, birr, purr]
      [also: whirring, whirred]