- the red grouse.
Origin of moorfowl
Also called moorbird.
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Examples from the Web for moorfowl
The moorfowl does not cry there, the coney has no habitation.John Splendid
The young of moorfowl, larks, pipits, and summer snipe constitute its food on the fells.Poachers and Poaching
We had a moorfowl and mutton-chops for dinner, well cooked, and a reasonable charge.Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803
From him I learned the story many years before he was either a publican, or a guide, except to moorfowl shooters.Rob Roy, Volume 1., Illustrated
Sir Walter Scott
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