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Search Giant Announces Its Annual Doodle 4 Google Contest
2014-02-05 10:57:40

[ Watch the Video: Google Announces New Student Doodle Contest ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google’s “Doodle” artworks have become known for their whimsical take on holidays or noteworthy historical events. On Tuesday, the search giant announced the start of its seventh annual Doodle 4 Google contest, which invites school-age children to submit a special doodle based on the theme, “if I could invent one thing to make the world a better place.”...


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sough
  • 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.'
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