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owls, plural;
  1. A nocturnal bird of prey with large forward-facing eyes surrounded by facial disks, a hooked beak, and typically a loud call


  1. nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
  2. Owls are the order Strigiformes, comprising 200 bird of prey species. Most are and nocturnal with some exceptions (e.g. the Northern Hawk Owl). Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds though a few species specialize in hunting fish. ...
  3. The Owl is a fictional superhero character who first appeared in Dell Comics in 1940; not to be confused with the Marvel Comics villain of the same name or with DC Comics’ Owlman.
  4. Tawny Owl is a fictional character in The Animals of Farthing Wood and its many sequels, written by Colin Dann. Tawny Owl (referred to as just "Owl") also appeared in the animated children's television series of the same name based upon the books. ...
  5. The Ancient Egyptian Owl hieroglyph is Gardiner sign listed no. G17 for the owl-in-profile, but the head faces the observer.
  6. OWL Magazine is a popular Canadian children's magazine founded in 1976. Aimed at those between the ages of 9 and 13, it is published 10 times per year.
  7. The Owl (Leland Owlsley) is a comic book supervillain who frequently menaces Daredevil and other heroes - notably Spider-Man and the Black Cat - in Marvel Comics' universe.
  8. Any of various birds of prey of the order Strigiformes that are primarily nocturnal and have forward-looking, binocular vision, limited eye movement, and good hearing; A person seen as having owl-like characteristics, especially appearing wise or serious, or being nocturnally active
  9. (owling) formerly, the smuggling of sheep or wool out of England
  10. (owled) adj. drunk (Best call a gypsy cab for this doll; she can barely stand up straight. She’s owled, canned, corked, scrooched, and fried to the hat!)
  11. (Owls) (In addition to being the mascot), Visiting high school seniors who have been accepted; Most come during Owl Weekend, an event sponsored by the admissions office in April.
  12. (Owls) this means the same as ‘lol’. The progression was roughly lol, lawl, lawls, owls. Some have taken it further to jowls, but I like owls.
  13. (owls) birds used by the magical community to carry their mail
  14. To hear the solemn, unearthly sound of the muffled voice of the owl, warns dreamers that death creeps closely in the wake of health and joy. Precaution should be taken that life is not ruthlessly exposed to his unyielding grasp. Bad tidings of the absent will surely follow this dream. ...
  15. A term describing individuals who are predisposed to stay up late and to be at their best in the evening. Also termed “evening-type.” Contrasts with “lark” (see entry). Such owl and lark predispositions may have a genetic component.
  16. OWL Web Ontology Language Guide, Michael SMith, Chris Welty, Deborah McGuiness, Editors, W3C Recommendation 10 February 2004
  17. A generic name under which many species of nocturnal birds are designated, some having a proper name in the Hebrew, some others possessing none. ...
  18. The Web Ontology Language (OWL) is intended to be used when the information contained in documents needs to be processed by applications, as opposed to situations where the content only needs to be presented to humans. ...
  19. A group of chiefly nighttime hunters; eighteen species occur in North America. Owls are unique among raptors in having soft plumage for virtually soundless flight. ...
  20. A life-span sexuality curriculum created by the UUA and United Church of Christ
  21. As of March 1998 OWL (the Official Tournament and Club Word List published by Merriam-Webster, Inc.) is the official word source for all sanctioned NSA Clubs and Tournaments.
  22. The owl is always depicted full faced, and is the emblem of prudence and wisdom.
  23. "Any of numerous, chiefly nocturnal birds of prey, of the order Strigiformes, having a broad head with large, forward-directed eyes that are usually surrounded by disks of modified feathers." But you knew that, didn't you? ...
  24. Though in many cultures the owl as a creation is feared as a bad omen. The owl is in fact the totem of the Shaman. The owl is the most difficult of all totems to learn from because of the owl’s unique ability to look at you and turn the owls back to you at the same time. ...
  25. The unofficial mascot of Mensa (the owl was sacred to Athena, Greek goddess of wisdom)