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Definition of "wild-fowl" []

  • The birds of the duck tribe collectively considered; the Anatidæ; water-fowl: sometimes extended to other birds ordinarily pursued as game. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "wild-fowl" in a sentence
  • "From afar came the faint cries of myriads of wild-fowl on the nesting-grounds."
  • "A stray wild-fowl honked somewhere to seaward, and the surf broke limply and hollowly on the sand."
  • "A wedge of wild-fowl honked low overhead and at sight of the encampment veered swiftly to the north into the smouldering sun."
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