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fowling

[ fou-ling ]
/ ˈfaʊ lɪŋ /
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noun

the practice or sport of shooting or snaring birds.

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Origin of fowling

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

the shooting or trapping of birds for sport or as a livelihood

Derived forms of fowling

fowler, noun
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