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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prowl /ˈpraʊ(ə)l/
 潛行,徘徊,悄悄踱步(vi.)潛行以覓食,徘徊(vt.)徘徊,逡巡于

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prowl v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prowled p. pr. & vb. n. Prowling.]
 1. To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy manner; esp., to search in, as for prey or booty.
    He prowls each place, still in new colors decked.   -- Sir P. Sidney.
 2. To collect by plunder; as, to prowl money. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prowl, v. i. To rove or wander stealthily, esp. for prey, as a wild beast; hence, to prey; to plunder.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prowl, n. The act of prowling. [Colloq.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 prowl
      n : the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
      v 1: move about in or as if in a predatory manner; "The
           suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town"
      2: loiter about, with no apparent aim [syn: lurch]