from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Formerly, the smuggling of sheep or wool out of England
- n. Birding specifically for owls.
- n. A small, juvenile, or baby owl; owlet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The offense of transporting wool or sheep out of England contrary to the statute formerly existing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The offense of carrying wool or sheep out of the country, formerly punished by fine or banishment.
"With the wind 'owling' round 'im, an' the thunder crashin 'an' the lightnin 'flashin'.
She just up and disappeared one night when the wind was 'owling' round the attic. "
The family who made going out owling a family bonding experience after reading and re-reading "Owl Moon."
Late night owling it on CSPAN, I report some encouraging events in the Senate Finance Committee markup of the Baucus bill that has met with deservedly widespread criticism.
'Late night owling it on CSPAN, I report some encouraging events in the Senate Finance Committee markup of the Baucus bill that has met with deservedly widespread criticism.
*Because my husband took all our children birding, and staying out late at night owling was a particular pleasure they shared, I smooshed together that's a technical writing term! all of their night journeys into the woods and wrote Owl Moon.
I know that the other MsR owling won't be considered a 'real' writer in the true literay sense, but we all know the story...
A guy I'm owling with at Hoggy ... well, I just found out that he likes Beyblade.
She even apologized for not owling me (mailing XD) before.
Once or twice I went out to see that all was right, and it was, and then the 'owling stopped.