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bawl /bɔːl/ vb
  1. (intransitive) to utter long loud cries, as from pain or frustration; wail
  2. to shout loudly, as in anger
  1. a loud shout or cry
Etymology: 15th Century: probably from Icelandic baula to low; related to Medieval Latin baulāre to bark, Swedish böla to low; all of imitative origin

ˈbawler n ˈbawling n

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