Screech
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To utter a harsh, shrill cry; to make a sharp outcry, as in terror or acute pain; to scream; to shriek.

2. (n.) A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
OWL, SCREECH

See NIGHT-MONSTER.

SCREECH OWL

skrech.

See NIGHT-MONSTER.

Strong's Hebrew
3917. liyliyth -- a female night-demon
... a female night-demon. Transliteration: liyliyth Phonetic Spelling: (lee-leeth')
Short Definition: owl. screech owl From layil; a night spectre -- screech owl. ...
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6682. tsevachah -- an outcry
... Word Origin from tsavach Definition an outcry NASB Word Usage cry (2), outcry (2).
crying. From tsavach; a screech (of anguish) -- cry(-ing). see HEBREW tsavach ...
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6681. tsavach -- to cry aloud
... root Definition to cry aloud NASB Word Usage shout for joy (1). shout. A primitive
root; to screech (exultingly) -- shout. 6680, 6681. tsavach. 6682 . ...
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Library

Against vigilantius.
... century. 1. The world has given birth to many monsters; in [4944] Isaiah we
read of centaurs and sirens, screech-owls and pelicans. Job ...
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Trumpets and Street Corners
... I think Christ's ear catches the screech of the brazen abomination in a good many
of the ways of raising and giving money, which find favour in the Church to ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/trumpets and street corners.htm

Statement of the Reasons Wherefore the Matters, Treated of Shortly ...
... daimonia). The Vulgate has in 22 "ululæ" (screech-owls) and "sirenes," with
"struthiones" (ostriches) and "pilosi" (hairy men) in 21b. ...
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What a Good Man Is, and How He Becomes So
... A thrush or a blackbird is but a soberly clad creature by the side of macaws and
paroquets; but the one has a song and the others have only a screech. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/what a good man is.htm

Thoughts on Talking
... they are pleased. Complainers are Screech-Owls; and Story-Tellers, always
repeating the same dull note, are Cuckoos. Poets that ...
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The Evolution of Language
... The ejaculations of the savage, the drumming of the gorilla, the screech of the
parrot, the crying, growling, purring, hissing, and spitting of other animals ...
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Whether There was any Reasonable Cause for the Ceremonial ...
... The screech-owl, which seeks its food by night but hides by day, signifies the
lustful man who seeks to lie hidden in his deeds of darkness. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there was any reasonable.htm

Lorimer -- the Fall of Satan
... All is hushed now, and the silence is broken only by the hoot and screech of
the owl, or by the rustle of the nightbat's leathern wing. ...
/.../kleiser/the worlds great sermons volume 8/lorimer the fall of.htm

A Discourse
The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3. <. ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a discourse.htm

The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3. <. ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the holy city or the.htm

Thesaurus
Screech (4 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. OWL, SCREECH. See NIGHT-MONSTER. SCREECH OWL.
skrech. See NIGHT-MONSTER. Multi-Version Concordance Screech (4 Occurrences). ...
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Owl (11 Occurrences)
... (5.) Hebrews lilith, "screech owl" (Isaiah 34:14, marg. and RV, "night monster"). ...
See OWL. OWL, SCREECH. See NIGHT-MONSTER. SCREECH OWL. skrech. ...
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Scream (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vi) To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill,
loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech. ...
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Screen (26 Occurrences)

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Nightmonster
... The word is translated in the King James Version "screech-owl," margin "night monster,"
the Revised Version (British and American) "night-monster," margin ...
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Night-monster
... The word is translated in the King James Version "screech-owl," margin "night monster,"
the Revised Version (British and American) "night-monster," margin ...
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Gull (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Gull (2 Occurrences). Leviticus 11:16 the horned owl,
the screech owl, and the gull, any kind of hawk, (WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Doleful (2 Occurrences)
... Hebrews ochim, ie, "shrieks;" hence "howling animals"), a general name for screech
owls (howlets), which occupy the desolate palaces of Babylon. ...
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Screams (1 Occurrence)

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Horned (5 Occurrences)
... a fall. (BBE DBY JPS NAS). Leviticus 11:16 the horned owl, the screech owl,
and the gull, any kind of hawk, (WEB NIV). Leviticus 11 ...
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Concordance
Screech (4 Occurrences)

Leviticus 11:16
the horned owl, the screech owl, and the gull, any kind of hawk,
(WEB NIV)

Deuteronomy 14:15
and the ostrich, and the owl, and the seagull, and the hawk after its kind,
(See NIV)

Isaiah 34:11
But the birds of the waste land will have their place there; it will be a heritage for the bittern and the raven: and it will be measured out with line and weight as a waste land.
(See NIV)

Zephaniah 2:14
Herds will lie down in the midst of her, all the animals of the nations. Both the pelican and the porcupine will lodge in its capitals. Their calls will echo through the windows. Desolation will be in the thresholds, for he has laid bare the cedar beams.
(See NIV)

Subtopics

Screech

Screech Owl

Related Terms

Owl (11 Occurrences)

Scream (1 Occurrence)

Screen (26 Occurrences)

Nightmonster

Night-monster

Gull (2 Occurrences)

Doleful (2 Occurrences)

Screams (1 Occurrence)

Horned (5 Occurrences)

Satyr

Hawk (6 Occurrences)

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