Fowl vs Drumstick - What's the difference?

fowl | drumstick |

As nouns the difference between fowl and drumstick

is that fowl is (archaic) a bird while drumstick is a stick used to play drums.

As a verb fowl

is to hunt fowl.




(wikipedia fowl) (en-noun)
  • (archaic) A bird.
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  • And now I take vpon me the aduentures of holy thynges / & now I see and vnderstande that myn old synne hyndereth me and shameth me / so that I had no power to stere nor speke whan the holy blood appiered afore me / So thus he sorowed til hit was day / & herd the fowles synge / thenne somwhat he was comforted
  • A bird of the order Galliformes, including chickens, turkeys, pheasant, partridges and quail.
  • Birds which are hunted or kept for food, including Galliformes and also waterfowl of the order Anseriformes such as ducks, geese and swans.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To hunt fowl.
  • We took our guns and went fowling .


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    (wikipedia drumstick) (en noun)
  • A stick used to play drums.
  • The second joint of the leg bone of a chicken or other fowl, as meat.
  • (India) The moringa or drumstick tree, Moringa oleifera , especially its slender, cylindrical pods.
  • Synonyms

    * (chicken) chicken leg

    Coordinate terms

    * (chicken) chicken thigh, thigh