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Howl, vb) 1) to cry as a wolf: Tp. I, 2, 288. As V, 2, 119. H6B IV, 1, 3. Lr. III, 7, 63. as a dog: Ven. 918. Pilgr. 277. Ado II, 3, 82. Tw. V, 113. H4A III, 1, 240. H4B I, 3, 100. H6B I, 4, 21. H6C V, 6, 46. Used of bad singers: “a --ing monster,” Tp. II, 2, 183. Ado II, 3, 82.
2) to cry in anguish: Tp. I, 1, 39. I, 2, 296. V, 233. Gent. II, 3, 8. Meas. III, 1, 128. Merch. III, 2, 56. Mcb. IV, 3, 5. Lr. V, 3, 257. With out, tr.: “words that would be --ed out in the desert air,” Mcb. IV, 3, 194. Used of those suffering the pains of hell: “for the which I think thou wilt h.” H4B II, 4, 374. “when thou liest --ing,” Hml. V, 1, 265. Of fiends: H5 II, 1, 97. R3 I, 4, 59. --ing, quite substantively: “the damned use that word in hell; --ings attend it,” Rom. III, 3, 48.
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