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HOWL'ING, participle present tense Uttering the cry of a dog or wolf; uttering a loud cry of distress.

HOWL'ING, adjective Filled with howls, or howling beasts; dreary.

Innumerable artifices and stratagems are acted in the howling wilderness and in the great deep, that can never come to our knowledge.

HOWL'ING, noun The act of howling; a loud outcry or mournful sound.