batfowl

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verb bat·fowl \-ˌfau̇(-ə)l\

Definition of batfowl

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to catch birds at night by blinding them with a light and knocking them down with a stick or netting them

15th Century

First Known Use of batfowl

15th century

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