Growler Growl"er, n. 1. One who growls. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The large-mouthed black bass. [Local] [1913 Webster]

3. A four-wheeled cab. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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