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bawl / bôl/ • v. 1. shout or call out noisily and unrestrainedly: “Move!” bawled the drill sergeant [tr.] lustily bawling out the hymns 2. [intr.] weep or cry noisily: she began to bawl like a child [as adj.] (bawling) bawling babies. • n. a loud, unrestrained shout. PHRASAL VERBS: bawl someone out reprimand someone angrily: tales of how she bawled out employees.

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bawl †bark; cry vociferously. XV. cf. medL. baulāre bark; also Icel. baula (Sw. böla) low, as an ox.

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