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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOWLING

Now the wind came like a wolf down the Murchison Pass, howling and moaning.

I was prodding for my food into a camp-kettle when they were howling for their pap.

It was simply a concert of howling monkeys that had so terrified me!

In an instant the little room was filled with howling, fighting men.

It's sent as a warning to repent you of your sins, and it's howling because it hates to go back.

She was howling and struggling, and it was impossible to think of touching her at that moment.

With the bursting open of the door, the noise of their howling had increased tremendously.

Out into the darkness to the forward pontoon rushed the howling mob.

White Fang was howling as dogs howl when their masters lie dead.

He could not encounter that howling horde with his tail and hind-quarters.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., houlen, probably ultimately of imitative origin; similar formations are found in other Germanic languages. Related: Howled; howling. As a noun from 1590s.

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