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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·ing, a. Accustomed to prowl, or engaged in roving stealthily, as for prey. “A prowling wolf.” --Milton. -- Prowl*ing*ly, adv.