#410. [Harsh sounds.] Stridor. -- N. creak &c. v.; creaking &c. v.; discord, &c. 414; stridor; roughness, sharpness, &c. adj.; cacophony; cacoepy[obs].
acute note, high note; soprano, treble, tenor, alto, falsetto, penny trumpet, voce di testa[It].
V. creak, grate, jar, burr, pipe, twang, jangle, clank, clink; scream &c. (cry) 411; yelp &c. (animal sound) 412; buzz &c. (hiss) 409.
set the teeth on edge, corcher les oreilles[Fr]; pierce the ears, split the ears, split the head; offend the ear, grate upon the ear, jar upon the ear.
Adj. creaking &c. v.; stridulous[obs], harsh, coarse, hoarse, horrisonous|, rough, gruff, grum[obs], sepulchral, hollow.
sharp, high, acute, shrill; trumpet-toned; piercing, ear-piercing, high-pitched, high-toned; cracked; discordant &c. 414; cacophonous.