Like all fowl, turkeys tend to go quiet when held upside down.
Both include oysters, crawfish, crab, shrimp, and fish from the Gulf of Mexico, and pork, fowl, and beef.
It is a multimillion-dollar business in which roughly 15 million fowl die a year.
It seldom visits a barnyard, but will occasionally catch a fowl that has strayed away from the protection of buildings.
Fill the fowl with the stuffing, placing in the yolks and truffles.
The tea is ours, and the bread and butter and the ham, and not this fowl alone, but every hen and chicken on the premises.
Breast of veal boned may be used instead of a fowl to make a galantine.
I have indeed seen females who would kill a fowl or a lamb rather than go without it; but they are exceedingly rare.
After the fowl is picked, the plugs of the feathers pulled out, and the hairs carefully singed, let it be well washed and dried.
Honteux comme un renard qu'une poule aurait pris—Sheepish as a fox that has been taken in by a fowl.
Old English fugel "bird," representing the general Germanic word for them, from Proto-Germanic *foglaz (cf. Old Frisian fugel, Old Norse fugl, Middle Dutch voghel, Dutch vogel, German vogel, Gothic fugls), probably by dissimilation from *flug-la-, literally "flyer," from the same root as Old English fleogan, modern fly (v.1).
Originally "bird;" narrower sense of "domestic hen or rooster" (the main modern meaning) is first recorded 1570s; in U.S. also extended to ducks and geese. As a verb, Old English fuglian "to catch birds." Related: Fowled; fowling.