Snore

You snore like an owl. It is very generally believed that owls snore, and it is quite certain that a noise like snoring proceeds from their nests; but this is most likely the “purring” of the young birds, nestling in comfort and warmth under the parent wing.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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