howlet

noun howl·et \ˈhau̇lə̇t, dialectal British ˈhül-\

Definition of howlet

plural

-s

  1. 1 now dialectal :  owl, owlet

  2. 2 dialectal, British :  a noisy dirty person

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Origin and Etymology of howlet

Middle English howlat, howlott, probably from oule, owle, howle owl + -at, -ott (variants of -et) — more at owl


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