noun Date: before 12th century a game bird; especially a game waterfowl (as a wild duck or goose) • wildfowler nounwildfowling noun

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  • wildfowl — wildfowl; wildfowl·er; wildfowl·ing; …   English syllables

  • wildfowl — [wīld′foul΄] n. pl. wildfowls or wildfowl a wild bird, esp. a game bird, as a wild duck, pheasant, or quail: also written wild fowl …   English World dictionary

  • wildfowl — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ game birds, especially aquatic ones; waterfowl …   English terms dictionary

  • wildfowl — UK [ˈwaɪldˌfaʊl] / US noun [plural] Word forms wildfowl : singular wildfowl plural wildfowl birds that people hunt, especially birds that live near water …   English dictionary

  • wildfowl — 1. noun waɪldfaʊl a) Any wild bird such as ducks, geese or swans b) waterfowl 2. verb waɪldfaʊl to hunt a wildfowl …   Wiktionary

  • wildfowl — [[t]wa͟ɪldfaʊl[/t]] also wild fowl N PLURAL Wildfowl are birds such as ducks, swans, and geese that live close to lakes or rivers …   English dictionary

  • wildfowl — /wuyld fowl /, n. a game bird, esp. a wild duck, goose, or swan. [bef. 1000; ME wilde foul, OE wildefugl. See WILD, FOWL] * * * …   Universalium

  • wildfowl — wild|fowl [ˈwaıldfaul] n [plural] birds, especially ones that live near water such as ↑ducks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wildfowl — wild|fowl [ waıld,faul ] noun plural birds that people hunt, especially birds that live near water …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wildfowl — n. birds hunted as wild game …   English contemporary dictionary

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