the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf – or dwarf when lashed by a goblin. It’s a funny farm word, ameliorating the fright of being captured by such alien and altogether scary enemies. Low or high? tough call. Because it is tempering the danger with farm noises, I’m calling it “low”.
- 04.021 Batter and beat! Yammer and bleat!
- 04.022 and bleating like anything,
“bleat, v.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2015. Web. 29 May 2015.