Owling, * Eng. law. The offence of transporting wool or sheep out of the king-dom.

2. The name is said to owe its origin to the fact that this offence was carried on in the night, when the owl was abroad.

* From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition. Please see Bouvier's Legal Abbreviations & Abbreviated References for help with obscure nomenclature & references.

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