American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One, such as a dog, that growls.
- n. A small iceberg.
- n. Informal A container, such as a pail or pitcher, that is used for carrying beer.
- n. Electricity An electromagnetic device with two poles, used for magnetizing, demagnetizing, and finding short-circuited coils.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who growls.
- n. A certain fish: same as grunt, 2.
- n. A four-wheeled cab.
- n. A vessel, as a pitcher, jug, pail, or can, brought by a customer for beer.
- n. A person, creature or thing that growls.
- n. historical, slang A cab with four wheels.
- n. A small iceberg or ice floe which is barely visible over the surface of the water.
- n. informal A kind of jug used to carry beer.
- n. dialect A Yorkshire term for a pork pie.
- n. UK, slang The vulva.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who growls.
- n. (Zoöl.), Local The large-mouthed black bass.
- n. Slang, Eng. A four-wheeled cab.
- n. a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
- n. a small iceberg or ice floe just large enough to be hazardous for shipping
- From growl. (Wiktionary)
“BTW the growler is the only call that has consistently worked for me.”
“Hunter said a vessel off the Cape west coast in February 2002 reported a "growler" - the remains of an iceberg - less than five metres long with freeboard (height above water level) below one metre.”
“A growler was a metal pail, its inside often smeared with lard.”
“A growler is an iceberg that sits just below the surface of the water.”
“The captain wanted to maroon the growler, that is, to place him on an island with some provisions and sail away.”
“The upside to having a growler is the beer is fresher than if it was bottled, and you get a large quantity of beer (about five pints, depending on the size of the growler) for much cheaper than if you had bought five pints individually at a bar.”
“Has anyone else had success with the buck "growler" or buck "roar" type grunt call?”
“I have shot more deer than I can remember (no brag, just fact) and the only call that has worked for me is the buck "growler" type grunt call.”
“Their Stout, unfortunately only in sample packs and growlers .. no not THAT kind of growler .. is amazing!”
“The Kalachakra system calls the north node planet either Rahu, literally "growler," or the dragon's head planet, and the south node planet either Kalagni, which means "fire of time," or the dragon's tail planet.”
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