Part of speech: noun

The common domestic cock or hen.

Part of speech: noun

Poultry in general.

Part of speech: noun

Birds collectively; as, wild fowl. See illus. on next page.

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Usage examples "fowl":

  1. I see a kitchen where a soldier was plucking a white fowl... - "The New Book Of Martyrs", Georges Duhamel.
  2. The birds of any of these breeds are of good size and therefore produce a suitable table fowl. - "Ducks and Geese", 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", Charles A. Curtis.