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fowler

[fou-ler]
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  1. a hunter of birds.
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Origin of fowler

before 900; Middle English foweler, Old English fughelere. See fowl, -er1

Fowler

[fou-ler]
noun
  1. Henry H(am·ill) [ham-uh l] /ˈhæm əl/, 1908–2000, U.S. lawyer and government official: secretary of the Treasury 1965–68.
  2. Henry Watson,1858–1933, English lexicographer.
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Fowler

noun
  1. Henry Watson . 1858–1933, English lexicographer and grammarian; compiler of Modern English Usage (1926)
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Word Origin and History for fowler

n.

Old English fugelere, agent noun from fuglian "to hunt fowl" (see fowl).

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