Sentence Examples

  • Yancey got up the next morning in a fowl mood and stayed that way for several days.
  • She jumped aside, allowing the avalanche to plunge down the trail.
  • As a generic name for the feathered vertebrates " bird " has replaced the older " fowl," a common Teutonic word, appearing in German as Vogel.
  • " Bird," when it passed from its earliest meaning of " nestlings," seems to have been applied to the smaller, and " fowl " to the larger species, a distinction which was retained by Johnson.
  • In modern usage " fowl," except in " wild-fowl " or " water-fowl," is confined to domestic poultry.

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