Definition of fowling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfaʊlɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The hunting, shooting, or trapping of wildfowl.
Example sentences
  • He was a man of many hobbies which included, hunting, fowling and both track and coursing.
  • Low-intensity agricultural system based on fishing and fowling was replaced by a high-intensity system based on arable crops.
  • Winslow continues: ‘Our harvest being gotten in, our Governor sent foure men on fowling; so that we might after a more speciall manner rejoyce together, after we had gathered the fruit of our labours.’



Pronunciation: /ˈfaʊlə/
Example sentences
  • His earlier ancestors had prowled the delta marshes near Bubastis, and lived as hunters and fowlers for millennia.
  • The very popular event attracts fowlers from all over the North Kerry area and it is always a night of fun and frolics.
  • This year November 1st fell on a Tueday and most of the would be fowlers were at their work or behind their desks instead of roaming around the fields.

Words that rhyme with fowling


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Line breaks: fowl|ing

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