from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The nature or character of an owl; stupidity, as that of an owl when dazed by the light.
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- noun The state or condition of being
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As both Judge Torledsky and Judge Cohen, Lipman has that same bald-pated, tubby owlishness about him.
They were both well known to our adventurers; old Peegwish -- whose chief characteristic was owlishness -- being a frequent and welcome visitor at the house of Ian's father.