[ bat-foul ]
/ ˈbætˌfaʊl /
verb (used without object)
to catch birds at night by dazzling them with a light and then capturing them in a net.
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OTHER WORDS FROM batfowlbat·fowl·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for batfowl
/ (ˈbætˌfaʊl) /
(intr) to catch birds by temporarily blinding them with light
Derived forms of batfowlbatfowler, noun
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