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prowl

verb be stealthy, creep, cruise, drift, gad, go about stealthily, gumshoe, hover, lie in ambush, lie in wait, loiter, lurk, meander, move secretly, move under cover, peregrinate, ramble, range, roam, rove, skulk, slink, sneak, stay incognito, steal, stray, stroll, tramp, wander about
See also: chase, lurk, perambulate, pursue
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Part of the movie was filmed at Charlecote Park, near Stratford - reputed to have been prowled by The Bard centuries ago, when, legend says, he went poaching there.
A nocturnal criminal, the suspect prowled and burglarized his victims' neighborhoods days, and sometimes weeks, prior to his attacks.
England was at war with France in 1793, and press gangs from the warships prowled Guildford pubs.
In her analysis, white markings around the eyes, like the crescents under a tiger's eyes, often appear in lineages of nocturnal predators that prowled dense forests.