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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOWL, verb intransitive [Latin ululo.]

1. To cry as a dog or wolf; to utter a particular kind of loud, protracted and mournful sound. We say, the dog howls; the wolf howls. Hence,

2. To utter a loud, mournful sound, expressive of distress; to wail.

HOWL lye, for the day of the Lord is at hand. Isaiah 13:6.

Ye rich men, weep and howl James 5:1.

3. To roar; as a tempest.

HOWL, verb transitive To utter or speak with outcry.

Go--howl it out in deserts.

HOWL, noun The cry of a dog or wolf, or other like sound.

1. The cry of a human being in horror or anguish.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOWL'ET, noun A fowl of the owl kind, which utters a mournful cry. It is as large as a pullet.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOWL'ING, participle present tense Uttering the cry of a dog or wolf; uttering a loud cry of distress.

HOWL'ING, adjective Filled with howls, or howling beasts; dreary.

Innumerable artifices and stratagems are acted in the howling wilderness and in the great deep, that can never come to our knowledge.

HOWL'ING, noun The act of howling; a loud outcry or mournful sound.