fowler

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noun fowl·er \ ˈfau̇-lər \

Definition of fowler

:a person who hunts wildfowl

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First Known Use of fowler

before 12th century


Fowler

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biographical name Fow·ler \ ˈfau̇-lər \

Definition of Fowler

Henry Watson 1858–1933 English lexicographer

Fowler

biographical name

Definition of Fowler

William Alfred 1911–1995 American physicist

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