Prowled
Prowl Prowl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prowled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prowling}.] [OE. prollen to search about; of uncertain origin, perh. for proglen, a dim. of prog to beg, or proke to poke. Cf. {Proke}.] 1. To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy manner; esp., to search in, as for prey or booty. [1913 Webster]

He prowls each place, still in new colors decked. -- Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. To collect by plunder; as, to prowl money. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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