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Whisp \Whisp\, n. See Wisp.


Whisp \Whisp\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A flock of snipe.


Etymology 1 n. A flock of snipe. Etymology 2

n. (alternative form of wisp English)

Usage examples of "whisp".

No sign of even a whisp of smoke: he swore - had the portfires gone out?

Dust devils whirled at the side of the funerary road, whisps of smoke rising in the heat of the night.

Chrysalis wrapped herself in a silk kimono spattered with whisps of smoke shaped like galloping horses and left him with a smile that was more shy than enigmatic.