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heathfowl

noun
  1. (in British game laws) an archaic name for the: black grouse Compare moorfowl
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Historical Examples

  • The heathfowl wing their terrified flight—through, above, and beneath the rolling and outspreading smoke.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland

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