Definition of 'fowl'

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Will he prove neither upfield fish nor midfield fowl? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the trouble with this series is that it is neither fish nor fowl. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some might call that fowl play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is neither fish nor fowl. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Instead of fish and fowl, he simply saw larger fish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And if she wants to wed in white she'd need a fish or fowl frock. The Sun (2010)When Rhodry tried a bite it tasted of meat, not fowl. Kerr, Katharine A Time of War (1993)I eat fish and fowl. The Sun (2010)The creature that incurred the congestion charge in Central London yesterday was neither fish nor fowl nor good red herring. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We should recognise it as the noble jungle fowl that, in the deepest recesses of its genetic code, it still is. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'fowl'

British English: fowl NOUN
A fowl is a bird, especially one that can be eaten as food, such as a duck or a chicken.
Carve the fowl into 8 pieces.
  • American English: fowl
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ave (doméstica)
  • Chinese: 家禽
  • European Spanish: ave de corral
  • French: volaille
  • German: Geflügel
  • Italian: volatile
  • Japanese: 家禽
  • Korean: 가금
  • European Portuguese: ave (doméstica)
  • Latin American Spanish: ave de corral


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