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Owled

Owl \Owl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Owled; p. pr. & vb. n. Owling.]

  1. To pry about; to prowl. [Prov. Eng.]

  2. To carry wool or sheep out of England. [Obs.]

    Note: This was formerly illegal, and was done chiefly by night.

  3. Hence, to carry on any contraband trade. [Eng.]