Definition of Howlets

1. Noun. (plural of howlet) ¹



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Definition of Howlets

1. howlet [n] - See also: howlet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Howlets

howitzes
howk
howked
howker
howkers
howking
howks
howl
howl out
howled
howler
howler monkey
howler monkeys
howlers
howlet
howlets (current term)
howling
howling(a)
howlingly
howlings
howlite
howls
howness
howp
howped
howping
howps
howre
howres
hows

Literary usage of Howlets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning Lincolnshire by Eliza Gutch, Mabel Peacock (1908)
"Mag owlet ' is the recognised name of the great owl ; and in dubbing the inhabitants of the Mag Highland mag howlets, the neighbouring wits stand convicted ..."

2. Folk-lore of Shakespeare by Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer (1884)
"1 The spelling of the folios is " howlets." In Holland's translation of Pliny (chap. xvii. book x. ..."

3. The Old Masters and Their Pictures: For the Use of Schools and Learners in Art by Sarah Tytler (1905)
"Imagine these two verses painted, and the painter, from a lack of comprehension, introducing the ' wild howlets screaming' beside the burnie, ..."

4. England's Topographer: Or A New and Complete History of the County of Kent by William Henry Ireland (1829)
"... they joined in the sale of the entire fee to Sir Henry Palmer, of howlets. He, by will, in 1611, devised this property to his nephew, John Goodwyn, ..."

5. Natural History in Shakespeare's Time: Being Extracts Illustrative of the by Herbert West Seager (1896)
"IT is a pretty sight to see the wit and dexterity of these howlets, when they fight ... howlets for sixty days in winter keep close and remain in covert, ..."

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