waul

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Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

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Verb[edit]

waul (third-person singular simple present wauls, present participle wauling, simple past and past participle wauled)

  1. to wail, to cry plaintively
    • 1605: Thou know’st the first time that we smell the air / We waul and cry. — William Shakespeare, King Lear IV.v

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