Fowler is the last name of Henry Watson Fowler, a linguistic professional of the 19th and early 20th century.
An example of Fowler is a British lexicographer who wrote several dictionaries.
1858-1933; Eng. lexicographer & arbiter of linguistic usage
fowl + -er
Named after Dr. George Ryerson Fowler, the German surgeon developer of the position
- Fowler, Roman Festivals (1899), p. 124 ff.
- The story that he received the surname of "Fowler" because the nobles, sent to inform him of his election to the throne, found him engaged in laying snares for the birds, appears to be mythical.
- Fowler, The Roman Festivals (1899).
- Fowler, after A.
- Warde Fowler, The City-State, ch.