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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bawl  \Bawl\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bawled}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bawling}.]  [Icel.  baula  to  low  bellow,  as  a  cow;  akin  to 
  Sw  b["o]la;  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bawling 
  adj  :  crying  out  loudly;  "a  bawling  calf  just  separated  from  its 
  mother" 
  n  :  loud  cries  made  while  weeping  [syn:  {wailing}] 




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