Bawl (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bawled (); p. pr. & vb. n. Bawling.] [Icel. baula to low, bellow, as a cow; akin to Sw. bola; cf. AS bellan, G. bellen to bark, E. bellow, bull.]

1.

To cry out with a loud, full sound; to cry with vehemence, as in calling or exultation; to shout; to vociferate.

2.

To cry loudly, as a child from pain or vexation.

 

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Bawl, v. t.

To proclaim with a loud voice, or by outcry, as a hawker or town-crier does.

Swift.

 

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Bawl, n.

A loud, prolonged cry; an outcry.

 

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