from The Century Dictionary.
- Ululating; howling; hooting or screeching, as an owl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Howling; wailing.
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An interesting aside, to me: in the dictionary under "ululant" is an quoted use of the word: "dark wasteland...ululant with bitter wind."
Though how many people look up the word "ululant" in their lives.
Ann went off to photograph them doing it, and I pressed my ear to the ice and heard the adults underneath calling their ancient song, ululant and ineffably sad.
I would give that odd ululant cry I had learned in a dream, and sometimes Kergma would join us, come skittering down the. folds of darkness, out some frayed area of twisted space.
It was high-pitched, ululant-plainly the cry of a master to his minions, his hounds ... or his snow leopards.
Their church services according to their own accounts, must have been cyclones of hysteria, with the preacher sobbing and streaming, and the congregation in a state of ululant frenzy, with men and women fainting on all sides.
The clergy, he confessed, were not what he wished them to be, but they were better than Quakers, naked and ululant.
He burst out laughing, after a doubtful and ululant fashion, I dare say; but he went home, took up his auld wife, and played 'Tullochgorum' some fifty times over, with extemporized variations.
Femineis ululant; ferit aurea sidera clamor "-- from his favourite poet.