Definition of Scrowling
1. scrowle [v] - See also: scrowle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrowling
Literary usage of Scrowling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"... each capable of containing 500 men. The town was crowded by officers. These wore northern men, and their 'scrowling faces by no means pleased me. ..."
2. The itinerant, or Memoirs of an actor by Samuel William Ryley (1808)
"... whilst the substance slips through his fingers ; there have I been rowling and scrowling up and down the country for the last two years, and for what? ..."
3. A Complete History of Illinois from 1673 to 1873: Embracing the Physical by Alexander Davidson, Bernard Stuvé (1877)
"... aud soon led him. into the presence of the great chief, who with a scrowling brow denounced the English as liars. He then displayed a letter written, ..."
4. Sketches of Frontier and Indian Life on the Upper Missouri & Great Plains by Joseph Henry Taylor (1897)
""We are goners," ejaculated Putney, as he looked toward the scrowling savages. But one of them proved to be Man Chief, a Mandan, and his move was paly to ..."
5. New England's Chattels by Samuel Hayes Elliot (1858)
"Ho was oppressed by the scrowling look of the people, and by the consciousness of their verdict already made up against ..."