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They say the man they hanged to-day was a decent fellow to what some are, who prowl around in this country!
But, my dear Caroline, it is not people of birth and character who prowl round boarding-schools in search of heiresses.
Finally the mate came and lashed the thing so that it could not prowl about the cabin and assault innocent war-correspondents.
All these are meant for hiding-places, so that beasts that prowl about at night, and like to eat birds, will not find them.
The gendarmes may prowl as much as they like; the worst they could do would be to take our horses.
Diseases of all kinds may be likened unto wild beasts: invisible, always on the prowl, seeking whom they may devour.
From these haunts he sallies forth when the sun goes down, and commences his nightly prowl.
Three children ran away as we came near, and two lean dogs began to prowl round Gringalet with any thing but friendly intentions.
In short, the hideous skeleton of literature at bay never stalks there, on the prowl for a clever sally or an interesting subject.
Also, even after it has definitely departed, it is believed to prowl about in the brush near the camp.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROWL
- be on the lookout
- cast about
- ferret out
- fish for
- go after
- look all over hell
- look high and low
- nose around
- run down
- scratch around
- search high heaven
- try to find