- (archaic) A bird.
- A bird of the order Galliformes, including chickens, turkeys, pheasant, partridges and quail.
- Birds which are hunted or kept for food, including Galliformes and also waterfowl of the order Anseriformes such as ducks, goose, geese and swans.
Etymology: fugol, from Germanic. Cognate with Dutch vogel, German Vogel, Swedish fígel. Probably related ultimately to fly.
- To hunt fowl.
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