gowl

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English gaulen, goulen. Compare yawl (intransitive verb).

Verb[edit]

gowl (third-person singular simple present gowls, present participle gowling, simple past and past participle gowled)

  1. (obsolete, Scotland) To weep angrily; to howl.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wyclif to this entry?)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gowl (plural gowls)

  1. (Ireland, slang) Vulva.
  2. (Ireland, slang) An annoying person; an idiot; a dishonest person.

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