Definition of Sowling

1. sowle [v] - See also: sowle



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sowling

soweth
sowf
sowfed
sowff
sowffed
sowffing
sowffs
sowfing
sowfs
sowing
sowings
sowl
sowle
sowled
sowles
sowling (current term)
sowls
sowm
sowmed
sowming
sowms
sown
sownd
sownded
sownding
sownds
sowne
sownes
sowp
sowps

Literary usage of Sowling

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

1. British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions by Wirt Sikes (1880)
"... Cutty Wren—Tooling and sowling—St. Valentine's Day—St. Dewi's Day—The Wearing of the Leek— The Traditional St. David—St. Patrick's Day—St. Patrick a ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"The origin of the term is shown in Bret. soul/inc!, the sowling or sauce eaten ... Goth, supon, оно. scj/an, ga- sofan, to season food. sowling is called ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1858)
"5* Item for making your hose of sattin cut and rased 5" Item for sowling two paire of stockes with fustian; one paire of morre, and the other paire of ..."

4. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"Gi'e theesen a good sowling" to a dirty child. ... sowling, sb. A ducking, a rough washing by immersion once or oftener repeated, and with accompanying ..."

5. Proceedings by Philological Society (Great Britain) (1850)
"... is used to give relish to the bread or pottage constituting the substance of the meal; what is still called sowl or sowling in some parts of England. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Philological Society by Louis Loewe, Philological Society (Great Britain) (1850)
"... is used to give relish to the bread or pottage constituting the substance of the meal; what is still called sowl or sowling in some parts of England. ..."

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