What does the word fowl mean?

Usage examples for fowl

  1. I see a kitchen where a soldier was plucking a white fowl... – The New Book Of Martyrs by Georges Duhamel
  2. The birds of any of these breeds are of good size and therefore produce a suitable table fowl. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  3. We walked to the kitchen, and found, hanging on the walls of the store- room, a dozen quarters of venison, the fat carcass of a bear, and several bunches of fowl. – Captured by the Navajos by Charles A. Curtis