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 for yodel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Yodel \Yo"del\, Yodle \Yo"dle\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p.
     Yodeled, Yodled; p. pr. & vb. n. Yodeling, Yodling.]
     [G. jodeln.]
     To sing in a manner common among the Swiss and Tyrolese
     mountaineers, by suddenly changing from the head voice, or
     falsetto, to the chest voice, and the contrary; to warble.
     [1913 Webster] Yodel

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Yodel \Yo"del\, Yodle \Yo"dle\, n.
     A song sung by yodeling, as by the Swiss mountaineers.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  yodel
      n 1: a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly
           between the normal voice and falsetto
      v 1: sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians
           were yodeling in the mountains" [syn: yodel, warble,
           descant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "yodel":
     anthem, ballad, bel canto, bravura, carol, chant, chirp, chirrup,
     choir, choral singing, chorus, coloratura, croon, crooning,
     descant, do-re-mi, folk singing, hum, humming, hymn, intonate,
     intonation, intone, lilt, lyricism, minstrel, operatic singing,
     pipe, psalm, quaver, roulade, scat, scat singing, serenade, shake,
     sing, sing in chorus, singing, sol-fa, sol-fa exercise, solfeggio,
     solmizate, solmization, song, tonic sol-fa, tremolo, trill, troll,
     tweedle, tweedledee, twit, twitter, vocal music, vocalization,
     vocalize, warble, warbling, whistle, yodeling
  
  

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