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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To make a quick succession of small sounds, like the rubbing or moving of silk cloth or dry leaves.

2. (v. i.) To stir about energetically; to strive to succeed; to bustle about.

3. (v. t.) To cause to rustle; as, the wind rustles the leaves.

4. (n.) A quick succession or confusion of small sounds, like those made by shaking leaves or straw, by rubbing silk, or the like; a rustling.


Again the Council of the Covenant was in Session. ...
... of time.". The speaker paused. He heard a little stir of bodies, a rustle
of robes in the darkness. The speaker went on: "When Herod ...
// 20 again the council.htm

The Sound in the Mulberry Trees
... Rabbis have it, and it is a very pretty conceit if it be true, the footsteps of
angels walking along the tops of the mulberry trees make them rustle; that was ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the sound in the mulberry.htm

'Before Governors and Kings'
... The rustle in the crowd was scarcely over, when the strong masterful voice of the
governor rasped out the coarse taunt, which, according to one reading, was ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/before governors and kings.htm

Arria Met them in the Atrium. ...
... I have heard your pretty feet and the rustle of your tunic in my dreams; I have
felt the touch of your hands; every moment I have seen your face"now glowing ...
// 10 arria met them.htm

Miscellaneous Phrases
... A hopeless enigma. A hotbed of disturbance. A hushed rustle of applause testified
to a widespread approbation [approbation = warm approval; praise]. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section xi miscellaneous phrases.htm

... Who can this vision bright declare? I hear the notes of seraph song, The rustle
of an angel's wing; Do signs like these to earth belong? ...
/.../orr/food for the lambs or helps for young christians/conclusion.htm

Mahanaim: the Two Camps
... on his mind and many a fear at his heart, but feeling 'There is the path that I
have to walk on,' all at once the air was filled with the soft rustle of angel ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/mahanaim the two camps.htm

... hung over the water meadows, and barred the dark trunks of the huge elms and poplars,
whose fast-yellowing leaves came showering down at every rustle of the ...
// thoughts /october.htm

Jewish Rejecters and Gentile Receivers
... No doubt there was a crowd of 'Gentile dogs' thronging the approach to the synagogue;
and one can almost see the scowling faces and hear the rustle of the ...
/.../jewish rejecters and gentile receivers.htm

The Question of the Tall Gentleman as to Whether Diamond could ...
... flickering and muttering. And he said to the wind, "Come, follow; come, follow,
With whistle and pipe, and rustle and hollo.". And the ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 20 the question of.htm

Rustle (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vi) To stir about energetically; to strive to succeed; to bustle about. 3.
(vt) To cause to rustle; as, the wind rustles the leaves. ...Rustle (1 Occurrence). ...
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Rusted (1 Occurrence)

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Rustling (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rustle. Multi-Version
Concordance Rustling (2 Occurrences). Isaiah 18:1 Ah, the land ...
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Tops (37 Occurrences)
... Psalms 72:16 May he be as a rich cornfield in the land upon the top of the mountains;
may his fruit rustle like Lebanon; and may they blossom out of the city ...
/t/tops.htm - 18k

Rustle (1 Occurrence)

Psalms 72:16
There shall be abundance of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains; The fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: And they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
(See JPS)



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