Like the game fowl, it is terribly pugnacious, and in its native country is kept and trained for fighting.
Before a battle those people consulted their game fowl to ascertain whether or not victory was about to attend their arms.
The flesh of the game fowl is beautifully white, and superior to that of all other breeds for richness and delicacy of flavour.
I used to watch for the northward flight of the game fowl—wanted to go with the birds.
Philippine Islands, named breeds of game fowl in the, i. 232.
Separate pens are also necessary, to avoid quarrelling among some of the highly-blooded birds, more particularly the game fowl.