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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAWLING

It's for that that you're drinking and bawling inside there with your viragoes.

Dumbly she caught her breath, waiting for the bawling out she'd earned.

He waved his hand, bawling, "Put your helm down—you're forging ahead!"

From end to end of the room they raced, bawling and roaring at the top of their voices.

Next, she had her face buried in my shoulder, bawling like a hurt baby.

The newspaper hawkers were bawling the news of the great victory of Fleurus.

He cocked up his ear and listened to the bawling of the liner's great whistle.

My Uhlans come galloping down the hill; I hear them bawling 'Halt!

The bell rings: they leave off bawling, "Anybody else for the shore?"

Such a running and racing and bawling and puffing as there was before she was caught!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to howl like a dog," from Old Norse baula "to low like a cow," and/or Medieval Latin baulare "to bark like a dog," both echoic. Meaning "to shout loudly" attested from 1590s. To bawl (someone) out "reprimand loudly" is 1908, American English. Related: Bawled; bawling.

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