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    Colloquialisms

    I'VE HEARD THE TERM "OWLHOOT" IN VARIOUS BOOKS AND WESTERN MOVIES. eXACTLY WHAT DOES THE TERM MEAN, AND WHAT IS IT'S ORIGIN?

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    Re: Colloquialisms

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    I'VE HEARD THE TERM "OWLHOOT" IN VARIOUS BOOKS AND WESTERN MOVIES. eXACTLY WHAT DOES THE TERM MEAN, AND WHAT IS IT'S ORIGIN?
    owl-hoot, an outlaw.
    owl hoot, a time of day, e.g., "I won't be home till the owl hoots."

    Source: The Cowboys Dictionary for the Complete Dude

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