He cupped his hand to her ear so she could hear over the howl of the rising wind.
The Book of Howl/1 and many documents composed in the Pale during the 16th century show this clearly.
When the animal is excited, the howl changes into what has been compared to demoniac laughter, whence the name of "laughing-hyena."
Against this work and the Ethics of Spinoza the orthodox Cartesians (who were in the majority), no less than sceptical hangers-on like Bayle, raised an all but universal howl of reprobation, scarcely broken for about a century.
RUDRA (probably from the root rud, " to howl," hence "the howler"), in Hindu Vedic mythology, a storm god, and father of the Maruts who are frequently called Rudriyas.