fowling

[ fou-ling ]
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noun
  1. the practice or sport of shooting or snaring birds.

Origin of fowling

1
First recorded in 1350–1400, fowling is from the late Middle English word foulynge.See fowl, -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for fowling

fowling

/ (ˈfaʊlɪŋ) /


noun
  1. the shooting or trapping of birds for sport or as a livelihood

Derived forms of fowling

  • fowler, noun

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