Definition of Game bird

1. Noun. Any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport.

Generic synonyms: Gallinacean, Gallinaceous Bird, Game
Specialized synonyms: Grouse, Phasianid, Partridge, Tinamou
Examples of category: Grouse, Quail, Pheasant



Definition of Game bird

1. Noun. A bird that is hunted for sport, especially one used for food ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Game Bird

gambroon
gambroons
gambs
gambusia
gambusias
game-bird
game-changing
game-of-chance
game-point
game-theoretical
game-time decision
game-time decisions
game bag
game bags
game bird (current term)
game birds
game board
game boards
game camera
game clock
game clocks
game club
game console
game consoles
game engine
game engines
game equipment
game face
game faces

Literary usage of Game bird

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"That an imported game bird is not of the same variety as the local birds of that species is no defense to a prosecution for having it in possession, ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"For the protection ot insect-destroying wild birds it was made unlawful for any person to kill any except game-bird», or to have them in his possession, ..."

3. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"BOB WHITE, THE game bird OF AMERICA. BY ALFRED M. MAYER. OF all the game birds of America, none is so endeared to the lover of country life or better ..."

4. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"LANGE (D.) Onr Native Birds. How to protect them and attract them, pp.162. NY 1899. 8°. 7285. aaaa. 17. game bird». MURPHY (JM) game bird shooting, pp. 347. ..."

5. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1890)
"There is nothing whatever in the Act to prevent anybody from killing or taking any game bird out of the realm, even though the bird so killed were identical ..."

6. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1889)
"As regards a game bird killed or taken abroad, there is no day, according to the law o( England, on which it could be unlawful to kill or take it in a ..."

7. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"That an imported game bird is not of the same variety as the local birds of that species is no defense to a prosecution for having it in possession, ..."

8. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"For the protection ot insect-destroying wild birds it was made unlawful for any person to kill any except game-bird», or to have them in his possession, ..."

9. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"BOB WHITE, THE game bird OF AMERICA. BY ALFRED M. MAYER. OF all the game birds of America, none is so endeared to the lover of country life or better ..."

10. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"LANGE (D.) Onr Native Birds. How to protect them and attract them, pp.162. NY 1899. 8°. 7285. aaaa. 17. game bird». MURPHY (JM) game bird shooting, pp. 347. ..."

11. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1890)
"There is nothing whatever in the Act to prevent anybody from killing or taking any game bird out of the realm, even though the bird so killed were identical ..."

12. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1889)
"As regards a game bird killed or taken abroad, there is no day, according to the law o( England, on which it could be unlawful to kill or take it in a ..."

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