Waul
Waul Waul, v. i. [Of imitative origin.] To cry as a cat; to squall; to wail. [Written also {wawl}.] [1913 Webster]

The helpless infant, coming wauling and crying into the world. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • Waul — (auch Woil) in n Lanne, dat is slim; Waul in der Stowen is âwer noch slimmer. – Schambach, II, 445. Unkraut im Lande ist schlimm, Schmuz und Unordnung in der Stube ist noch schlimmer. Das Wort »Waul« bezeichnet nach Schambach eigentlich Unkraut… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • waul — waul; cat·er·waul; …   English syllables

  • waul — [wôl] vi., n. 〚see CATERWAUL〛 wail, squall, or howl * * * …   Universalium

  • waul — [wôl] vi., n. [see CATERWAUL] wail, squall, or howl …   English World dictionary

  • Waul — Thomas Neville Waul (* 5. Januar 1813 in Sumter District (heute Sumter County), South Carolina; † 28. Juli 1903 nahe Greenville, Hunt County, Texas) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Waul kandidierte 1859 erfolglos für den Bundesstaates Texas… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • waul — verb /wɔːl/ to wail, to cry plaintively …   Wiktionary

  • waul — wɔːl v. cry with a high pitched sound, cry with a piercing sound like a baby or cat; make whiney loud sounds: squall …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waul — [wɔ:l] verb give a loud plaintive cry like that of a cat. Origin C16: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • waul — /wɔl/ (say wawl) verb (i) to cry as a cat or a newborn baby; squall. Also, wawl. {imitative} …   Australian English dictionary

  • waul — v.intr. (also wawl) give a loud plaintive cry like a cat. Etymology: imit …   Useful english dictionary

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