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Noun: rustling  rú-s(u-)ling
  1. The stealing of cattle
  2. A light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    - rustle, whisper, whispering, susurration, susurrus
Adjective: rustling  rú-s(u-)ling
  1. Characterized by soft sounds
    "a rustling brook";
    - murmurous, soughing, susurrous
Verb: rustle  rú-sul
  1. Make a dry crackling sound
    "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"
  2. (crime) take illegally
    "rustle cattle";
    - lift
  3. Forage food

Derived forms: rustlings

See also: soft

Type of: forage, go, larceny, noise, scrounge, sound, steal, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving

Encyclopedia: Rustling