|NOUN || a fowling | fowlings |
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- He was shot by an expert marksman, William Houston from Newtoncunningham, using a long fowling piece.
- The term "birding" was also used for the practice of "fowling" or hunting with firearms as in Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (1602): "She laments sir...
- 8: At the house of the parish constable Niel Ronaldson, the sailor introduces himself to Mordaunt as Captain Clement Cleveland and gives him a Spanish fowling-piece.
- A medieval moated enclosure, fishponds and fowling earthworks are at Manor Farm.
- They used ropes to climb down the fowling cliffs for the eggs, but the birds were caught using rafts placed on the sea underneath the cliffs.
- From the 17th century through the late 19th century, the area was primarily used for salt marsh haying, cattle grazing, and for fishing and fowling.
- Massachusetts and Maine (which share a common legal heritage) recognize private property ownership to the mean low tide line—but allow public access to the seashore between the low and high tide lines for "fishing, fowling and navigation," traditional rights going back to the Colonial Ordinance of 1647.
- (One of the sources of livelihood obtained from the fen was fowling, supplying ducks and geese for meat and in addition the processing of their feathers and down for use in mattresses and pillows. ...
- Swamp hunting included fowling with sticks and spear fishing.
- A shotgun (also known as a scattergun, or historically as a fowling piece) is a long-barreled firearm designed to shoot a straight-walled cartridge known as a shotshell, which usually discharges numerous small pellet-like spherical sub-projectiles called shot, or sometimes a single solid projectile called a slug.
- The outlying island of Boreray has the "Cleitean MacPhàidein", a "cleit village" of three small bothies, which were used on a regular basis during fowling expeditions from Hirta.
- Hawker kept a regular diary which contains observations of Europe before and after the Napoleonic period and of wild-fowling, game-bird shooting and detailed hunting techniques and conditions prevalent in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
- In Italy the technique was known as lanciatoia and in England it was referred to as bat-fowling or low belling.
- In 1680, Thomas Thynne of Longleat gave Penruddocke a licence for hawking, hunting, fishing and fowling in Dinton, Wiltshire.
- Other scenes show Baki and his family fishing and fowling.
- As it became known that citizens had been taken hostage by an armed group, men of Harpers Ferry found themselves without arms other than fowling-pieces, which were useless at a distance.
- For privately owned beaches in the United States, some states such as Massachusetts use the low-water mark as the dividing line between the property of the State and that of the beach owner; however the public still has fishing, fowling, and navigation rights to the zone between low and high water.
- Punts were originally built as cargo boats and as platforms for fowling and for fishing, such as angling; whereas now punting is boating for pleasure.
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