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OWLING, Eng. law. The offence of transporting wool or sheep out of the kingdom.
     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.

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Lastly, I extend huge thanks to my wife, for tolerating my owling forays and putting up with my passion.
who posted a video on July 11, claims he founded owling.
Jones continues "I know owling looks stupid, but it's way funnier than planking.