Batfowler
Batfowler Bat"fowl`er, n. One who practices or finds sport in batfowling. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • batfowl — batfowler, n. /bat fowl /, v.i. to catch birds at night by dazzling them with a light and then capturing them in a net. [1400 50; late ME batfowlyn. See BAT2, FOWL (v.)] * * * …   Universalium

  • batfowl — /ˈbætfaʊl/ (say batfowl) verb (i) to catch birds at night by dazzling them with a light, then taking them in a net. {probably bat1 + fowl (verb) –batfowler, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • batfowl — [bat′foul΄] vi. [ BAT1 + FOWL] to catch birds at night by blinding them with a light, and netting or hitting them when they fly toward it batfowler n …   English World dictionary

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