batfowl(redirected from batfowls)
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intr.v. bat·fowled, bat·fowl·ing, bat·fowls
To catch roosting birds at night by blinding them with a light and then hitting or netting them.
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(Hunting) (intr) to catch birds by temporarily blinding them with light
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to catch birds at night by dazzling them with a light and then capturing them in a net.
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Past participle: batfowled
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