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synonyms for fowling

  • angling
  • fishery
  • fishing
  • shooting
  • coursing
  • falconry
  • hawking
  • sporting
  • stalking
  • trapping
  • big-game hunting
  • halieutics
  • the hunt
  • venatics
  • venery
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How to use fowling in a sentence

Formerly the outlaws had only bowie-knives and a few fowling-pieces; now they have an ample supply of rifles.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I begged to wait for my gun; but no, the fowling-piece (loaded with ball, of course) and the two spears were quite enough.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
There followed the quick crack of the fowling-piece, a cloud of feathers in the air, a long slanting fall.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
I took mine, and Carlos said that he never went out without a brace of pistols and a fowling-piece.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
Bob seems sorry that he must forsake the Marsh & River when he is daily fowling, & never kills any Game.
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
Every rifle, every fowling-piece had its story, and there were many of them; for Darling boasted a veritable armory.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
But one day his lady was bathing in the bedroom, when he came in from hunting and fowling, laden with partridges and other game.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
The boy followed, and then the master took his seat in the stern, with his flintlock fowling piece within reach.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
They tell me you shoot well with a fowling-piece, my dear Vaudemont—are you equally adroit with a pistol?
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Prints of horses and hunts, fishing-rods and fowling-pieces, carefully suspended, decorated the walls.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOWLING

  • angling
  • big-game hunting
  • coursing
  • falconry
  • fishery
  • fishing
  • fowling
  • halieutics
  • hawking
  • shooting
  • sporting
  • stalking
  • the hunt
  • trapping
  • venatics
  • venery
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.