Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A European owl, Syrnium aluco, of a tawny color; the uluia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A European owl (Syrnium aluco) of a tawny color; -- called also uluia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A howlet or hoot-owl; specifically, the tawny, brown, or wood owl, Strix (or Syrnium) aluco.

Etymologies

Compare Old French hullote, English howlet. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • An 'nows an' thens a gert white ullet would coom fleein 'through t' boughs, an 'all t' time there were lile bats flutterin 'about ower t' watter an 'coomin' so close agean Doed they ommost brushed his face wi 'their wings.

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • But shoo were fast asleep, wi 'Throp aside her snorin' like an owd ullet i 't' ivy-tree.

    Tales of the Ridings

  • I swarmed up the ivy to see if that there young ullet was fit to take.

    The New Forest Spy

  • J.F.T. T.ullet (sen.) 74 700 T.ken and burnt by the British.

    Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II

  • Sportfreunde Stiller are due for an unplugged show, with B ullet For My Valentine, Subway To Sally,

    Virtual Festivals

  • Settler! ue ullet! "and ran through the streets immediately after learning of the decision.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • ullet train that had arrived from Bordeaux at Montparnasse station.

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • "She can see ta big white ullet flitting aboot and roond and roond because Meester Stevey's leeting ta fire.

    Steve Young

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