Definitions

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  • proper noun A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From a medieval diminutive of the given name Hugh.

Examples

  • Among Chess' stars was bluesman Chester Burnett, better known as Howlin' Wolf, who set the place afire with the songs "Back Door Man," "Spoonful" and, of course, "Smokestack Lightning," many written and/or produced by Dixon -- and cornerstones for any self-respecting blues or rock band.

    CNN.com

  • With a fluency in styles from jazz to blues, Mr. Upchurch helped anchor recording sessions at Chess Records, home to artists such as Howlin 'Wolf and Muddy Waters.

    Underground R&B

  • 'Howlin' Wolf is my road map '(in' Kopperhed ') seems like a mission statement.

    Restaurant Reviews

  • The film sees a group of Iraq war veterans - leader Hannibal Smith, as well as Face, B.A. Baracus and H.M. 'Howlin' Mad 'Murdock - try to clear their name after they are falsely convicted of a crime.

    Musicrooms.net

  • While the band's musical influences vary from originators such as Howlin '

    The Daily Iowan - Online Edition

  • I've got a bit more time for the music enthusiasts who tell me that Led Zeppelin piggybacked to fame on the shoulders of blues legends such as Howlin 'Wolf and Willie Dixon, and that if I want to experience authentic blues, I should listen to the originals.

    Small Business Brief / Current News

  • He'll be playing the slightly nutty 'Howlin' Mad 'Murdock, who the team regularly had to bust out of mental hospitals.

    Army Rumour Service

  • It has proven to be one of the great producers and repositories of American culture, producing writers such as William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Richard Wright and Eudora Welty who spent most of her life in the country where the Anderson killing took place, and musicians of the caliber of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Elvis Presley.

    Michael Deibert: What James Craig Anderson's Killing Means to America

  • It has proven to be one of the great producers and repositories of American culture, producing writers such as William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Richard Wright and Eudora Welty who spent most of her life in the country where the Anderson killing took place, and musicians of the caliber of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Elvis Presley.

    Michael Deibert: What James Craig Anderson's Killing Means to America

  • Howlin Mad Detachment during our 2008 officer elections.

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