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  • n. Plural form of owler.

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Examples

  • Thus, in the home trade in England: if in Kent a man tells me he is to go among the night-riders, his meaning is, he is to go a-carrying wool to the sea-shore -- the people that usually run the wool off in boats, are called owlers -- those that steal customs, smugglers, and the like.

    The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.)

  • It's making a comeback as today's plankers, coners and owlers look for something different to keep their buzz going.

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  • Or the awe in which we hold good quarterbacks in football and good spin b owlers in cricket?

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  • Instead it amounted to little more than a collection of photographs of toilet-wall graffiti, illustrating how these 'roadside pr owlers' advertised their desires and availability.

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  • He told her of the smugglers and owlers who had used the Woolpack as their headquarters long ago, riding by moonlight to the cross-roads, with their mouths full of slang -- cant talk of "mackerel" and "fencing" and "hornies" and "Oliver's glim."

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  • We night owlers must regularly put up with early morning meetings, seminars, classes, exams etc ... and for what?

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  • And the prankquean went for her forty years’ walk in Tourlemonde and she washed the blessings of the love-spots off the jiminy with soap sulliver suddles and she had her four owlers masters for to tauch him his tickles and she convorted him to the onesure allgood and he became a luderman.

    Finnegans Wake

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