Prowl

Definition of Prowl

v. t.1.To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy manner; esp., to search in, as for prey or booty.
[imp. & p. p. Prowled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Prowling.]
He prowls each place, still in new colors decked.
- Sir P. Sidney.
2.To collect by plunder; as, to prowl money.
v. i.1.To rove or wander stealthily, esp. for prey, as a wild beast; hence, to prey; to plunder.
n.1.The act of prowling.

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