Definition of Fowling piece

1. Noun. A light shotgun used for fowling.

Generic synonyms: Scattergun, Shotgun



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fowling Piece

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fowl pest
fowl plague
fowl plague virus
fowl run
fowl typhoid
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fowler's solution
fowleries
fowlerite
fowlerites
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fowlery
fowling
fowling piece (current term)
fowlings
fowlpox
fowlpox virus
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fox
fox-fordyce disease
fox-trot
fox caller
fox cub
fox cubs
fox encephalitis

Literary usage of Fowling piece

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"fowling piece, a weapon used by sportsmen for killing email game. It has always been, among dilettanti addicted to hunting as a pastime, the object of much ..."

2. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"But in a fowling-piece of three feet barrel, ... but they put in a much greater quantity of ihot than is ever employed in a fowling- piece. ..."

3. The Rod and the Gun: Being Two Treatises on Angling and Shooting by James Wilson, A. K. Killmister (1844)
"THE FOWLING-PIECE. CHOICE OF A GUN. BEFORE making choice of a gun, the sportsman should determine what weight he can conveniently carry. ..."

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