game fowl

noun

Definition of game fowl

: a bird of any of various strains of domestic fowls developed originally chiefly for the production of fighting cocks — see modern game , old english game

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First Known Use of game fowl

1742, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for game fowl

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“Game fowl.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/game%20fowl. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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