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

Word History


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First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of game fowl was in 1742

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“Game fowl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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