seafowl

[see-foul]

Origin of seafowl

First recorded in 1300–50, seafowl is from the Middle English word seafoule. See sea, fowl
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Examples from the Web for seafowl

Historical Examples of seafowl

  • Well, it has left off bleeding, but the doctor must see to it when we get back to the Seafowl.

    Hunting the Skipper

    George Manville Fenn

  • “That means the Seafowl firing at the lugger to heave to, sir,” said Murray.

    Hunting the Skipper

    George Manville Fenn

  • I was only thinking, sir, that we ought to send a messenger to the Seafowl.

    Hunting the Skipper

    George Manville Fenn

  • It was a mere sand-bank, which supplied them only with water and seafowl.

    Fighting the Whales

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Of every species on the island, of land or seafowl, he had found a specimen.

    The Bondman

    Hall Caine