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Howlet \Howl"et\, n. [Equiv. to owlet, influenced by howl: cf. F. hulotte, OHG. h?wela, hiuwela.] (Zo["o]l.) An owl; an owlet. [Written also houlet.]
--R. Browning.


n. 1 An owlet. 2 (context Geordie English) An owl.

Usage examples of "houlet".

By bogle and houlets sent by Nick, by gannets from witches in the west, by the soul in my body, by the ghosts of my parents, by the Holy God and His Son, I swear that Enoch be my brother and I’ll ne’er deceive him by word or by deed on pain of death.