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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A domesticated gallinaceous bird; The flesh of a bird (wild or domestic) used as food v. - Hunt certain birds in the forest.

Usage examples (23)
  • Well, that fowl is far more creative than that nice -.
  • The Crested, or Polish, fowl is black, with a white tuft on the head.
  • Having bought a fowl from a native in a canoe, the native asked me if I wanted
  • The common barn-door fowl is the original stock from which most of the varieties are derived. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The farmer cried "foul" (an illegal move) when he discovered his neighbor's dogs chasing his "fowl." (a bird)
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