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  • n. Plural form of owl.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Unfortunately, Guardians offering to children about why bad things happen to good owls is simply lazy social theory resting on the age old punt off: Pure Evil.

    Kathleen Osborn: The Winged Warriors of Ga'Hoole: Owl Movie Is a Sobering Elixir in 3-D

  • The texture on the owls is often amazing, and the whole thing is real purty.

    Legend of the Guardians Teaser Trailer | /Film

  • You see, perhaps the most interesting thing about eagle owls is that they are experts at intraguild predation: in other words, very very good at killing other raptors, and in fact at virtually eliminating them from an area.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Unlike the case with British big cats, the existence of feral eagle owls is not doubted by officialdom.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The findings, based on a study in owls, underline the importance of choosing the right toys for children, even at the earliest stages of life.

    Winter scenes

  • He then, while the only sound he heard was that of the owls from the neighbouring wood, or the night jar as it flitted before him near the house, again traversed the park around it, and went to the opposite side or principal front – in the middle of which was the door of the great hall; – that too was fasted; but over it was the achievement of Mrs Rayland, the family-arms in a lozenge: – Mrs Rayland then was undoubtedly no more.

    The Old Manor House

  • I’m not too sure about whether a group of owls is known as a parliament or not, but I do know that term is already used for a group of rooks, so it strikes me as somewhat unlikely, especially since owls are not group birds at all.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - A list of very strange facts.

  • I still don't get the idea of owls fighting in battle, but I'm sure it makes sense in terms of the story once you get into it.

    Filmstalker: Snyder's Legend of the Guardians trailer online

  • I still don't get the idea of owls fighting in battle, but I'm sure it makes sense in terms of the...

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  • There was once a boy, so a great poet tells us, who stood many a time at evening beneath the trees or by the glimmering lake, and called the owls that they might answer him.

    Bird Stories

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