It was this callous act that turned all David's mirth to woe, and drove us weeping to our growler.
How would they feel, to be always chained to the bench, as growler is to his kennel?
You know my love of a growler,” he said; “this is just to save us the bother of getting across the Piccadilly cataracts.
After that he worked the growler on his own hook most of the time.
The growler and the Eagle were worth the trouble incurred in capturing them.
He does not sell beer by the bucket or can or growler or schooner, but by the pint.
One of the most remarkable habits of this fish is that from which it has received the name of growler.
However, the most ignoble conveyance is undoubtedly the "growler."
A staid, respectable "growler" was much more fitting for so delicate an exotic as Woman.
I hailed a growler, and Wheeler told the driver where to go.
pitcher or other vessel for beer, 1885, American English, of uncertain origin; apparently an agent noun from growl (v.). It owes its popularity to laws prohibiting sale of liquor on Sundays and thus the tippler's need to stock up. Also in early use in the expression work the growler "go on a spree." Also late 19c. slang for a four-wheeled cab.