wildfowl

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wild +‎ fowl

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wildfowl (plural wildfowls or wildfowl)

  1. Any wild bird such as ducks, geese or swans.
  2. waterfowl

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wildfowl (third-person singular simple present wildfowls, present participle wildfowling, simple past and past participle wildfowled)

  1. To hunt a wildfowl.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 220b.
      The hunting of the kind of winged creatures, taken as a whole, is called wildfowling

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