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- n. Plural form of night owl.
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Such was the report given long afterwards by one of the best men that ever lived in the world, Dr. Frank Patterson, as the two old night owls would sit over the midnight camp fire discussing men, measures, and metaphysics, when the rest of the camp would be wrapped in slumber.
Last night owls sounded their cool oboe-notes along the hedges.