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Origin of owl
OTHER WORDS FROM owlowllike, adjective
Words nearby owl
Example sentences from the Web for owl
We’d still made some progress this year, even if we hadn’t caught any owls.
The owl would see the fish, approach for a closer look, and get caught.
As a result, this abundant species is a critical resource for fish owls in winter.
Either the resident fish owls were not interested in the frozen marine fish we offered as lures or the birds were unwilling to walk under the suspicious netted domes to investigate them.
It was right around this time, when I’d come to terms with our failures, that we caught our first owl.
This video remedies that injustice, showcasing an owl doing a butterfly stroke in Lake Michigan.Swimming Owls, Jane Krakowski’s Peter Pan Live! Audition, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fernandez-Duque discovered that owl monkeys are the only reliably monogamous mammal species.
Owl monkey offspring get an inordinate amount of care from their fathers.
Heads the Owl Monkey Project, which has been studying owl monkeys in Argentina for 18 years.
Keeping the hours of an owl, he does most of the location scouting and exploration.A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The old owl no longer hooted, and the water-oaks had ceased to moan as they bent their heads.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Now under the ivy-laden branches of a tall old tree an owl startles them with its shriek.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He peers out through his black-rimmed eyeglasses with the solemnity of an owl—but you should hear his songs!The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Others sit, on the full stare, eyes fixed as those of an owl, upon the speaker.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
A contemporary pamphleteer compared him to an owl in the sunshine pursued and pecked to death by flights of tiny birds.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for owl
Derived forms of owlowl-like, adjective
Word Origin for owl
Idioms and Phrases with owl
see night owl.