gowl

gowl

(ɡaʊl)
n
(Physiology) dialect Midland English the substance often found in the corner of the eyes after sleep
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Are ye to lie in your warm bed and think upon us, when the wind gowls in the chimney and the rain tirls on the roof?
And Dons players Derek Young, Scott Severin and Jamie Langfield joined with Gordon McKay and Ross Gowl of the event's premier sponsors Rainbow City Taxis to publicise the dinner that takes place on Friday, October 10 at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.