/ (ˈhiːθˌfaʊl) /
(in British game laws) an archaic name for the: black grouse Compare moorfowl
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Examples from the Web for heathfowl
The heathfowl wing their terrified flight—through, above, and beneath the rolling and outspreading smoke.