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Definition of Owllike
1. owlish [adj] - See also: owlish
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Literary usage of Owllike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"Then perchance he perches on a rock knowingly, with the appearance of owllike wisdom—albeit his head looks surprisingly like a frog's. ..."
2. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by [Anonymus AC02789944] (1921)
"We have our batlike sports and our owllike prides, and the full sun would blind us and lose us our way. " Kit sends you her love — and blushes as she says ..."
3. The Story of the Birds by James Newton Baskett (1897)
"The osprey and owls each can reverse the rear toe, and some hawks have faces rather owllike; but many students tend to think that owls are really closer ..."
4. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"Lukins comes, and with him comes a train Of parsons famous for a lack of brain, With owllike faces and with raven coats; Their solemn step their solemn task ..."