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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bellow  \Bel"low\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bellowed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Bellowing}.]  [OE.  belwen  belowen  AS  bylgean  fr 
  bellan  akin  to  G.  bellen,  and  perh.  to  L.  flere  to  weep, 
  OSlav.  bleja  to  bleat,  Lith.  balsas  voice.  Cf  {Bell},  n.  & 
  v.,  {Bawl},  {Bull}.] 
  1.  To  make  a  hollow,  loud  noise,  as  an  enraged  bull. 
 
  2.  To  bowl;  to  vociferate;  to  clamor.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  roar;  as  the  sea  in  a  tempest,  or  as  the  wind  when 
  violent;  to  make  a  loud,  hollow,  continued  sound. 
 
  The  bellowing  voice  of  boiling  seas.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bellowing 
  n  :  a  very  loud  utterance;  "his  bellow  filled  the  hallway"  [syn: 
  {bellow},  {holla},  {holler},  {hollering},  {hollo},  {holloa}, 
  {roar},  {roaring},  {yowl},  {yowling}] 




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