by Heather

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary

Yawl, v. to cry out.

Word in the Wild: Jakeet yawled when the hammer struck his thumb. Others reported that he howled, yelled, or yowled, but I was there and maintain that he most definitely yawled.

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