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English

Guinea fowl.

Etymology

From Old English fugol, from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch vogel, German Vogel, Swedish fågel. Probably related ultimately to fly.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
fowl

Plural
fowls

fowl (fowls)
  1. (archaic) A bird.
  2. A bird of the order Galliformes, including chickens, turkeys, pheasant, partridges and quail.
  3. Birds which are hunted or kept for food, including Galliformes and also waterfowl of the order Anseriformes such as ducks, geese and swans.

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Verb

Infinitive
to fowl

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to fowl (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To hunt fowl.

Middle English

Etymology

From Old English fugol, from Proto-Germanic.

Noun

Singular
fowl

Plural
fowles

fowl (fowles)
  1. a bird
And smale fowles maken melodye
That slepen all the night with open ye - Chaucer, General Prologue, Canterbury Tales, ll.9-10

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