fowler

Part of speech: noun

One who catches or kills birds for sport or food.

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Usage examples "fowler":

  1. The studding- sails of the Water- Witch were no sooner fluttering in the air, than the brigantine slightly changed her course, like some bird whose wing has been touched by the fowler; and her head was seen inclining as much to the south, as the moment before it had pointed northward. - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
  2. What's the trouble, Fowler? - "The Enchanted Canyon", Honoré Willsie Morrow.
  3. The cat scene is judged by Professor Burrows to be superior in vivacity to the famous Egyptian Eighteenth Dynasty tomb- picture of the marsh- fowler with the trained cat, though to those familiar with the wonderful dash of the Egyptian work in question this will seem a hard saying. - "The Sea-Kings of Crete", James Baikie.