fowl fowl  /ˈfaʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
  2. (n) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
  3. (v) hunt fowl
  4. (v) hunt fowl in the forest

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  1. The eggs that the female fur-fowl lays are soft-shelled like the eggs of a turtle or a snake, but, instead of being round or elliptical in shape, the fur-fowl eggs are hexahedral.
  2. The fowl passes on to a revolving circular knife which slits its throat, then through a hot bath to the pluckers.
  3. As a child, Chambers slaughtered fowl and peddled vegetables.

News

  1. People make the Great River Road complete

    LYNXVILLE — A drive along Wisconsin’s Great River Road reveals steep bluffs, several species of water fowl and, of course, the Mississippi River. The drive provides stunning views and offers a topography more grandiose than a trip along the Wisconsin River. But here’s a tip to elevate your experience along Highway 35 on our state’s western river bank: Get out of your car or off your motorcycle ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: La Crosse Tribune

  2. Commerce goose round-ups ruffle feathers

    An Oakland County community has a goose problem and it’s ruffling the feathers of residents sick of pollution from the waterfowl and animal welfare activists concerned about their treatment.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Fowl play suspected as chickens disappear from Southborough farm

    Southborough police are searching for a fowl thief who allegedly stole 45 adult chickens from a farm on Fisher Road. Police responded to the farm around 2 p.m. Sunday after a laborer at the farm noticed the chickens missing from their pen, Soutborough Police Lieutenant Sean James said.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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Quotes

  1. As reported by ABC news, Biden said, "I find it incredibly insensitive, incredibly out of touch. This is just not about jobs, this is just not about whether or not the water fowl is polluted and you can't, this is an entire way of life that's in...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: Examiner.com

  2. "Our harvest being gotten in," Edward Winslow wrote Dec. 11, 1621, in a letter sent to London by ship, "our governor sent four men on fowling . . . they four in one day killed as much fowl, as with a little help beside, served the company...
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Edward Winslow Source: Rocky Mountain News

  3. Chertoff said he "certainly have to say that we should be prepared for the possibility that at some point in the next few months, a wild fowl will come over the migratory pathway and will be infected with H5N1."
    on Mar 9, 2006 By: Michael Chertoff Source: People's Daily Online

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