Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of fowler.

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Examples

  • Most hardware stores carry the lids and seals, and op shops also have the fowlers preserving book a little A5 paperback.

    At My Table

  • Drawing his hunting - knife, he plunged it fiercely into the boar's side, and some thrushes flew out of the gash. fowlers, ready with their rods, caught them in a moment, as they fluttered around the room and Trimalchio ordered one to each guest, remarking,

    Satyricon

  • Sideribus similes oculos — — — which are love's fowlers; [4935] aucupium amoris, the shoeing horns, the hooks of love (as Arandus will) the guides, touchstone, judges, that in a moment cure mad men, and make sound folks mad, the watchmen of the body; what do they not?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I think you meant “muskets” instead of rifles, or maybe “muskets and fowlers” if you want to make a somewhat fine distinction.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Burma Gun Controls:

  • Aristotle of treasure for the allowance of hunters, fowlers, fishers, and the like, that he might compile a history of nature, much better do they deserve it that travail in arts of nature.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • In vain he described the bird to his attendants, who rushed at his first call; in vain they sought the wonderful creature both on horse and foot, and summoned the fowlers to their aid: the bird could nowhere be found.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

  • In this he had to help him not only the fowlers by profession, but also his attendants, who excelled in this art.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

  • Pheodor Michalouich Troiocouria, who stood hard by the ship, beholding them as they were on the riuer, was shot off all the ordinance of our ship being 15. pieces, viz. 2. faulcons, 2. faulconers, 4. fowlers, 4. fowlers chambers, and 3. other small pieces made for the stroogs to shoote hailestones, and afterwards the great ordinance of the castle was shot off.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Terfynnes lay all waste, and not inhabited, except it were, as we haue sayd, whereas dwelled certeine hunters, fowlers, and fishers.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • I was caught; in a few minutes the fowlers would have been here — without your help I should have been killed.

    The Blue Fairy Book

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