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2011-01-01 09:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Olvin McBarnette from Sterling, Virginia, will be one of several hundreds of athletes participating in the USA Masters Track and Field Championships being held at Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico from March 4-March 6, 2011. The Masters Championships is the national championship for athletes over 30 years old. At this meet athletes compete against each other grouped in five year age brackets from 30-34 to as...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'