- (intr) to cry or wail plaintively like a cat
Word Origin for waul
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Historical Examples of waul
As Randall and Waul gained ground to the front, they became separated by a ravine in which was concealed a brigade of Federals.Destruction and Reconstruction:
Then Mrs. Waul took the management of affairs, and in fifteen minutes the room had changed its character.
Mrs. Waul and Major Hume and several others came in to listen, and then lingered there.