yowling


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yowl

 (youl)
v. yowled, yowl·ing, yowls
v.intr.
To utter a long loud mournful cry; wail.
v.tr.
To say or utter with a yowl.
n.
A long loud mournful cry; a wail.

[Middle English yowlen, probably of imitative origin .]

yowling

(ˈjaʊlɪŋ)
n
the action of expressing with or producing a loud mournful wail or cry; howling
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