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fowl /faʊl/ n
  1. any other bird, esp any gallinaceous bird, that is used as food or hunted as game
  2. the flesh or meat of fowl, esp of chicken
  3. an archaic word for any bird
vb
  1. (intransitive) to hunt or snare wildfowl
Etymology: Old English fugol; related to Old Frisian fugel, Old Norse fogl, Gothic fugls, Old High German fogal



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