fowler [fou-ler] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a hunter of birds.

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  • Origin of fowler before 900; Middle English foweler, Old English fughelere. See fowl, -er1 Fowler [fou-ler] noun Henry H(am·ill) [ham-uh l] /ˈhæm əl/, 1908–2000, U.S. lawyer and government official: secretary of the Treasury 1965–68. Henry Watson,1858–1933, English lexicographer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for fowler Contemporary Examples of fowler

  • Towards the end of Captivated, Fowler sat down with the filmmakers for an interview.

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  • Fowler elaborated that none of the offensively-sloganed shirts had ever sold.

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  • Fowler said she was still unsure whether a new primary could be held.

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  • Fowler reportedly agonized for days about whether to post and release the comments.


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  • Fowler agreed, and suddenly we were back in major damage-control mode.


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  • Historical Examples of fowler

  • So Fowler departed, happy, but I remained unhappy—not with her, departed my fears.

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    Maria Edgeworth

  • I did not know Fowler had a daughter, and a daughter grown up.

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  • Imogen escaped like a bird from the fowler, nor looked behind.


    William Godwin

  • As the fowler lureth the bird into his net, so did she lie in wait for her.

    Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume VI


  • Let the fowler confine himself to waste places and to the mountains.



  • British Dictionary definitions for fowler Fowler noun Henry Watson . 1858–1933, English lexicographer and grammarian; compiler of Modern English Usage (1926) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for fowler n.

    Old English fugelere, agent noun from fuglian “to hunt fowl” (see fowl).

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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