fowler

noun
fowl·​er | \ ˈfau̇-lər How to pronounce fowler (audio) \

Definition of fowler

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a person who hunts wildfowl

Fowler

biographical name (1)
Fow·​ler | \ ˈfau̇-lər How to pronounce Fowler (audio) \

Definition of Fowler (Entry 2 of 3)

Henry Watson 1858–1933 English lexicographer

Fowler

biographical name (2)

Definition of Fowler (Entry 3 of 3)

William Alfred 1911–1995 American physicist

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The Fowlers have three children — including a son and daughter who are also Chapman alumni — 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and divide their time between residences on the East and West Coasts. Orange County Register, "Chapman receives historic $100M gift from Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler," 28 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of fowler

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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