Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as Moor fowl.
  • n. The moorfowl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Scotch grouse or red-game, Lagopus scoticus. See cut under grouse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain

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Examples

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    The Caxtons — Volume 10

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