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Sizzle  n.  A hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire. (Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.)

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"Sizzle" Quotes from Famous Books

... became more heavy with clouds. Anon a few drops of rain began to fall, making the torches sizzle and splutter, and scatter grease and tar around and wetting the lightly-covered shoulders of tarlatan-clad Columbines. But no one cared! The glow of so much merrymaking kept the blood warm and ...
— The Elusive Pimpernel • Baroness Emmuska Orczy

... delay us none if you'd grasp that there hand-ax an' carve out a little fire-fodder." He glanced up at Alice. "An' if cookin' of any kind has be'n inclooded in your repretwa of accomplishments, you might sizzle up a hunk of that sow-belly, an' keep yer eye on this here pot. An' if Winthrup should happen to recover from his locomotive attacksyou an' hack off a limb or two, you can get a little bigger blaze a-goin' an', just before that water ...
— The Texan - A Story of the Cattle Country • James B. Hendryx

... sizzle an' smoke when I tech water," said the scout as he waded in, holding his rifle and powder-horn in his left hand above the ...
— In the Days of Poor Richard • Irving Bacheller

... visible, its sinister cross plainly discernible, and dived. The sentry heard something sizzle down and—a mighty flash lit up the woods: the whole earth trembled violently beneath a fierce concussion. The roar echoed and re-echoed, was followed by a continuous shower of litter tearing or trickling down through the trees. Unnerving cries rose from a score or more stampeding ...
— Norman Ten Hundred - A Record of the 1st (Service) Bn. Royal Guernsey Light Infantry • A. Stanley Blicq

... I made a hike, for I didn't like to hear him sizzle so; And the heavens scowled, and the huskies howled, and the wind began to blow. It was icy cold, but the hot sweat rolled down my cheeks, and I don't know why; And the greasy smoke in an inky cloak went streaking ...
— Songs of a Sourdough • Robert W. Service

Words linked to "Sizzle" :   resound, make noise, seethe, scorch, sear, boil, noise

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