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synonyms for wildfowl

  • curlew
  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • sandpiper
  • snipe
  • wild turkey
  • woodcock
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How to use wildfowl in a sentence

The air was so calm that the plaintive cries of thousands of wildfowl which covered the Point of Marsh struck faintly on our ears.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
In summer, like the wildfowl, they disappear and go north to seek cool pastures in the Mongolian highlands.
LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINAOLIVER G. READY
Diametrically different—in cause and effect—is the case of wildfowl.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
In five minutes they were all in the ocean, frisky as a school of porpoises, making enough noise to scare any wildfowl away.
PETER COTTERELL'S TREASURERUPERT SARGENT HOLLAND
Schoverling and Charlie employed the shotgun in turn, shooting from their horses, and stocking the whole camp with wildfowl.
THE ROGUE ELEPHANTELLIOTT WHITNEY
Then there came another who charged his enemy with having hunted hares and wildfowl on lands that were not his own.
THE THIRSTY SWORDROBERT LEIGHTON
In the plain to the north the Kara Su traverses extensive marshes which afford good wildfowl-shooting in the spring.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
With the abundance of wildfowl and game and the harvest of corn stored away, this was an ideal time for feasting.
THE STRONGHOLDMIRIAM HAYNIE
Hardly had the shock of this first stupendous rise of wildfowl spent itself before another and larger flight roared up.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Numberless crows, blackbirds, and wildfowl crossed and recrossed the very blue sky.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WILDFOWL

  • curlew
  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • sandpiper
  • snipe
  • wild turkey
  • wildfowl
  • woodcock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.