foul vs fowl

foul fowl

Definitions

  • 1) A foul copy of a document.
  • 2) An instance of clogging or obstructing.
  • 3) Baseball A foul ball.
  • 4) Sports An infraction or a violation of the rules of play.
  • 5) An entanglement or a collision.
  • 6) Sports An infraction or a violation of the rules of play.
  • 7) Baseball A foul ball.
  • 8) Offensive to the senses; revolting.
  • 9) Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable.
  • 10) Baseball Outside the foul lines.
  • 11) Baseball Outside the foul lines.
  • 12) Archaic Ugly; unattractive.
  • 13) Inclement or unfavorable.
  • 14) Marked with editorial changes or corrections.
  • 15) Sports Contrary to the rules of a game or sport.
  • 16) Clogged or bestrewn with unwanted material.
  • 17) Entangled or enwrapped.
  • 18) Vulgar or obscene.
  • 19) Morally detestable; wicked.
  • 20) Archaic Ugly; unattractive.
  • 21) Containing dirt, impurities, or other foreign matter;
  • 22) Having a bad odor or taste.
  • 23) Irritable or upset.
  • 24) Very disagreeable or displeasing; horrid.
  • 25) Overgrown or encrusted with weeds, barnacles, or other organisms. Used of a ship's bottom.
  • 26) Sports Contrary to the rules of a game or sport.
  • 27) Rotten or putrid.
  • 28) In a foul manner.
  • 29) Affected by noisome or defiling matter; in a filthy state or condition; unclean; dirty; turbid; defiled: as, foul clothing; foul den; a foul stream.
  • 30) In a foul manner.
  • 31) Affected by harmful matter or things; obstructed by anything fixed or attached; clogged; choked: as, a foul garden (one full of weeds); a foul chimney (one choked with soot); the ship's bottom is foul (clogged with seaweeds or barnacles); the channel has a foul bottom (one cumbered by rocks, wrecks, or the like).
  • 32) Inafoulmanner.
  • 33) Grossly offensive to the senses; of a filthy or noxious character or quality; noisome; disgusting: as, foul matter or exudations; a foul smell; foul breath.
  • 34) 2. Of a harmful or mischievous character; causing trouble or annoyance; obnoxious; obstructive; clogging: as, foul weeds; foul weather; a foul wind.
  • 35) To make dirty or foul; pollute. synonym: contaminate.
  • 36) To encrust (a ship's hull) with foreign matter, such as barnacles.
  • 37) Sports To commit a foul against.
  • 38) To bring into dishonor; besmirch.
  • 39) To make dirty or foul; pollute. synonym: contaminate.
  • 40) To become entangled or twisted.
  • 41) To entangle or catch (a rope, for example).
  • 42) Baseball To hit (a ball) outside the foul lines.
  • 43) Sports To commit a foul against.
  • 44) To become foul.
  • 45) Baseball To hit a ball outside the foul lines.
  • 46) Baseball To hit a ball outside the foul lines.
  • 47) Sports To commit a foul.
  • 48) Sports To commit a foul.
  • 49) To clog or obstruct.
  • 50) To become clogged or obstructed.
  • 51) Baseball To hit (a ball) outside the foul lines.

Definitions

  • 1) archaic A bird.
  • 2) A bird of the order Galliformes, including chickens, turkeys, pheasant, partridges and quail.
  • 3) Birds which are hunted or kept for food, including Galliformes and also waterfowl of the order Anseriformes such as ducks, geese and swans.
  • 4) archaic A bird.
  • 5) The flesh of such birds used as food.
  • 6) A bird of any kind.
  • 7) Any of various birds of the order Galliformes, especially the common, widely domesticated chicken (Gallus domesticus).
  • 8) A bird, such as a duck, goose, turkey, or pheasant, that is used as food or hunted as game.
  • 9) Any domesticated bird used as food, as a hen, turkey, duck; in a more restricted sense, the common domestic cock or hen (Gallus domesticus).
  • 10) a fowl that frequents the barnyard; the common domestic cock or hen.
  • 11) Any bird; esp., any large edible bird.
  • 12) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
  • 13) a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
  • 14) A bird: generally unchanged in the plural when used in a collective or generic sense.
  • 15) See the qualifying words.
  • 16) Specifically A barn-yard cock or hen; also, a domestic duck or turkey; in the plural, poultry.
  • 17) To hunt fowl.
  • 18) hunt fowl
  • 19) hunt fowl in the forest
  • 20) To hunt wild fowl over or in; catch or kill wild fowl in.
  • 21) An obsolete variant of foul.
  • 22) To catch or kill wild fowl as game or for food, as by means of decoys, nets, or snares, by pursuing them with falcons or hawks, or by shooting.
  • 23) To hunt, trap, or shoot wildfowl.
  • 24) To catch or kill wild fowl, for game or food, as by shooting, or by decoys, nets, etc.
  • 25) a light gun with smooth bore, adapted for the use of small shot in killing birds or small quadrupeds.

Examples

  • 1) What a shame that foul play should be so pivotal to its momentum.
  • 2) But there were no more than the usual howls for a foul to the referee.
  • 3) It should not have been given because there was no foul by my player.
  • 4) Two of them appeared to be the victims of foul play.
  • 5) They are wrong to cry foul.
  • 6) After a difficult day at work, you return home in a foul mood.
  • 7) Lancaster city council had two surveillance operations during 2012 aimed at identifying instances of dog fouling.
  • 8) The air grows foul again.
  • 9) It was quite a large foul drain, running 60 feet from the house.
  • 10) He committed his fair share of fouls in those three matches.
  • 11) Should it be the player that was fouled?
  • 12) Something so foul produces something so fine.
  • 13) The public are in a foul mood.
  • 14) There were reportedly no signs of foul play.
  • 15) There were a lot of soft fouls in the game.
  • 16) Smaller cinema chains that have spent millions upgrading their equipment are crying foul most loudly.
  • 17) The captain was gasping badly in the foul air.
  • 18) You sometimes see really bad fouls which go unpunished.
  • 19) Was he inside it when the foul took place?
  • 20) It was his man who was fouled first.
  • 21) They dealt with the competition by fair means and foul.
  • 22) The west is wet because it bears the brunt of foul Atlantic weather.
  • 23) “Boleyn,” said Brandon, the word foul on his tongue.
  • 24) In a brand-new interview revealed today, Michael ` s father, Joe, said he believes that there was what he calls foul play in his son ` s death.
  • 25) You might notice that none of what you call foul language and cite in # 336 comes from me except for: “Dumbya always looks angry when things don’t quite work out the way he wanted.”
  • 26) It shouldn't matter what time of the game — a foul is a foul.
  • 27) So it's not what they call a foul deck, that is a deck that they cannot land on but there are many, many more people on this deck than you would normally see when an aircraft lands.
  • 28) Fire-wardens were appointed who peered around in all the kitchens, hunting for what they called foul chimney hearts, and they ordered flag-roofs and wooden chimneys to be removed, and replaced with stone or brick ones.
  • 29) Best and hope you're liking it here,JerseyLifelong Yankee fanSouth of MiamiSo, why is call the foul pole?
  • 30) Both were in foul trouble, with Boozer getting his third just before halftime when Williams already had two.
  • 31) ‘They began hobbling towards the car, Leanne almost crumbling under the weight and the disgusting, foul smell of alcohol.’
  • 32) ‘He pulled me close to his face, so close that I could smell his foul breath.’
  • 33) ‘He came so close to her she could smell his foul breath, and she turned her head away.’
  • 34) ‘Every time I left my house, I smelled this foul odor of burnt flesh in the air; I didn't know what it was at first.’
  • 35) ‘It leaks into groundwater from fuel storage tanks, contaminating water supplies with a foul smell and taste.’
  • 36) ‘I just rolled out of the bed groggy, with a massive headache, sore eyes, a foul taste in my mouth and the smell of cigarettes on my clothes and in my hair.’
  • 37) ‘Garbage and foul smells can sabotage good feng shui.’
  • 38) ‘Not many city residents go there to spend an evening because of the foul smell from the sewer, which is in the middle of the garden dividing it into two zones.’
  • 39) ‘Dustbins on the road between the commercial establishments and the main road leading to Kalka are not cleaned regularly and emit a foul smell.’
  • 40) ‘Ten minutes into our trip a foul smell begins to permeate the carriage; it emanates from the aforementioned toilets.’
  • 41) ‘A Hong Kong man at the hotel said there was a foul smell and suddenly the corridor filled with smoke.’
  • 42) ‘Both are worried about the effect the leak could have on their own properties as well as the foul smell.’
  • 43) ‘The old wooden stairs gave way to concrete, and a foul musty smell filled the air.’
  • 44) ‘The bread had been alright, but the water… it had tasted so foul.’
  • 45) ‘The room they entered was a dark, foul-smelling cellar.’
  • 46) ‘She sipped her cup of coffee, letting the strong flavor erase the foul aftertaste in her mouth.’
  • 47) ‘I was just getting Rick to his feet when a foul stench filled the air.’
  • 48) ‘A foul stench filled the air, though she could not put a name to what it was.’
  • 49) ‘There was a foul stench in the air like that of gunpowder.’
  • 50) ‘Many of these residents have complained to me about the foul taste and murky color of their tap water.’
  • 51) ‘‘OK, sorry,’ Leanne said, taken aback by Rob's uncharacteristically foul mood.’
  • 52) ‘Never mind me, I'm just in a foul mood after today's work.’
  • 53) ‘The 72-year-old R&B legend is in one of his famous foul moods.’
  • 54) ‘Both father and son knew that she would be in a foul mood.’
  • 55) ‘As if my foul mood isn't bad enough, I have just got a notice from DHL informing me that the package I sent from home in February has been lost.’
  • 56) ‘School starts tonight, it's snowing again, and I'm in a foul mood.’
  • 57) ‘I was in a foul mood and looking for a reason to have a row with someone.’
  • 58) ‘I went upstairs in a foul mood and shut myself in my room.’
  • 59) ‘He came home at 12 pm in a particularly foul mood.’
  • 60) ‘So it is indeed possible that he had no idea he was being so foul.’
  • 61) ‘However, at the time, the atmosphere was foul - even once or twice nearly degenerating into a punch-up.’
  • 62) ‘Francophiles will have discovered long ago that the quality of the wines on sale in French hypermarchés is usually foul.’
  • 63) ‘He was in a foul temper and this was not making matters any better.’
  • 64) ‘On Wednesday last week Clarke arrived at the paper's offices in Glasgow's Central Quay in a foul temper.’
  • 65) ‘Thomas had looked at his brother, completely undisturbed by the foul glare he was giving him.’
  • 66) ‘Jo was fun to hang out with, but she had a foul temper.’
  • 67) ‘I have been foul to you and I must apologize.’
  • 68) ‘In hospital she screamed at the nurses. ‘I was foul to them. I became a monster,’ she says, sighing heavily.’
  • 69) ‘Interviewed later Diffey said he could not remember much about the incident, but he said he had been in a really foul mood that day.’
  • 70) ‘Mrs M was in the foulest of moods imaginable. She set us a test tomorrow as EXTRA homework’
  • 71) ‘In the popular consciousness, however, paganism and witchcraft have come to be associated with black magic, foul deeds, even devil-worship.’
  • 72) ‘There is a case of murder involved here - and a foul murder, at that - by a person who had a modus operandi that has been known to the police now for years.’
  • 73) ‘The phantom king begs Hamlet to avenge his foul murder.’
  • 74) ‘King Hamlet's tormented spirit reveals that a hidden crime of foul murder condemns it to walk the earth and roast in hell.’
  • 75) ‘We must stand side by side with the Jewish community, and the evil perpetrators of those foul attacks must be brought to justice.’
  • 76) ‘Canvassing for the leadership contest degenerated into a vicious campaign in which all kinds of foul means including promise of office and bribery were resorted to.’
  • 77) ‘They came horribly close to succeeding in this foul design.’
  • 78) ‘You would commit the most foul of murders out of loyalty to me.’
  • 79) ‘Second, racism is a foul, potentially murderous and often actually murderous thing.’
  • 80) ‘The methods might have been foul - full of dishonesty, cynicism and hypocrisy - but they worked.’
  • 81) ‘He was too goddamn innocent for her foul mind to understand.’
  • 82) ‘The characters are, with the possible exception of Beatrix, uniformly foul, violent, brutal, cold.’
  • 83) ‘Our forces will rid the world of the evil men who committed this foul deed.’
  • 84) ‘We will do everything in our power to bring to justice those who were responsible for this foul deed.’
  • 85) ‘Swindon's most senior Judge John McNaught has dealt with the foulest of crimes in more than 40 years in the courtroom.’
  • 86) ‘As Shakespeare knew only too well, from foul deeds endless tragedy arises.’
  • 87) ‘Handing down a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment, the judge said it was an ‘evil and foul’ murder of ‘unspeakable savagery’.’
  • 88) ‘Leaders and media observers repeated the nostrum that the best way for the country to respond to such a foul crime is to return to normal and signal that the nation's spirit and resolve cannot be undermined.’
  • 89) ‘Most men involved in the search now believed that a foul crime had been committed.’
  • 90) ‘The language is foul (no surprise), and they have been seen urinating in front gardens.’
  • 91) ‘However, your language is exceedingly foul for someone in your position.’
  • 92) ‘Don't be distracted by my foul vocabulary or by your own frustration.’
  • 93) ‘Even though I learned most of my foul vocabulary from my parents, Mom had one word that was off-limits.’
  • 94) ‘Recently a manager of a Scottish Football League side decided to referee his youth teams in a match, and ended up sending two of the boys home, so foul was their abusive language.’
  • 95) ‘She winced and screamed a very foul and unladylike oath.’
  • 96) ‘Both players were found guilty of foul and abusive language towards the match official during Acorn's defeat to Normanton Knights on November 20.’
  • 97) ‘He was also found guilty of ungentlemanly conduct, but a charge of using foul and abusive language was not proven.’
  • 98) ‘However Sheridan then blotted his copy book by getting sent off in the 70th minute for foul and abusive language.’
  • 99) ‘The statements are completely uncensored and if foul or explicit language offends you then this probably isn't your thing.’
  • 100) ‘We're hearing a lot more foul language in public these days.’
  • 101) ‘Well, foul speech may be offensive, but who can say with certainty what is obscene?’
  • 102) ‘He said the word ‘detectives’ as if it was the most foul profanity.’
  • 103) ‘Elva still tries to find me, screaming foul profanities.’
  • 104) ‘Eventually, your little baby is going to blurt out something foul, no matter how sheltered you think she is.’
  • 105) ‘They made their way back to the ship, where Fleet was currently halfway through an incredibly foul and quite inspired stream of profanity.’
  • 106) ‘Such moves in future, however, should also attempt to curb the rising tide of foul language, both on the pitch and terraces.’
  • 107) ‘I sat towards the front of the tram which was fairly quiet until a group of late teens / early twenty year old males got on at the back and discussed quite loudly using the foulest of language the events of the previous night.’
  • 108) ‘People who use public transport should not have to put up with foul language, aggressive behaviour or the fear of people causing damage.’
  • 109) ‘He was allegedly uncooperative and became verbally abusive, using foul 4 - letter words and obscene hand gestures.’
  • 110) ‘In the first 20 minutes Knowles put his side into a 2-0 lead with two superb lobbed goals, but was later dismissed following a foul tackle.’
  • 111) ‘All I can say is that I'll certainly be expecting my men to get stuck in and it's up to the referee after that to decide what s a fair tackle and what s a foul tackle.’
  • 112) ‘Therefore, the proportion of foul tackles equates to the likelihood of player error occurring during the execution of a tackle.’
  • 113) ‘And former New Zealand captain Quentin Pongia was put on report for an alleged foul tackle.’
  • 114) ‘From the foul tackle the ball fell loose and crossed the line for a goal.’
  • 115) ‘He called four foul throw-ins, invoked the six-second rule against a keeper who had just come on as a substitute and found himself being exceptionally whistle happy.’
  • 116) ‘So it's pretty ironic that the average NBA player couldn't make a foul shot if his sneaker contract depended on it.’
  • 117) ‘There was not a foul or unfair stroke in the game.’
  • 118) ‘The eighth was a strikeout, the ninth a pop fly to first base, the 10th a foul pop to the catcher.’
  • 119) ‘His two foul shots at the end of the 1957 Finals gave the Celtics their first title.’
  • 120) ‘In the top of the 8th inning, with one out, a Marlin batter hit a foul fly ball in the direction of the stands.’
  • 121) ‘Jefferson doesn't back away from contact and plays with emotion - even yelling at himself for something simple like a missed foul shot.’
  • 122) ‘Most of these tasks were in the pipeline anyway as part of Beijing's plan to modernise its outdated infrastructure and clean up its notoriously foul air.’
  • 123) ‘In 1285 London's air was so foul that King Edward I set up an air pollution commission, which banned the use of coal.’
  • 124) ‘In the 19th century refuse, waste, water and foul water were just dumped in the streets, resulting in widespread disease.’
  • 125) ‘There were also doubts about the ability of the current sewerage system to cope with more foul water and concern over the loss of recreational space.’
  • 126) ‘He claimed they were held in wire cages open to the elements and forced to drink foul water and food that was out of date by up to 10 years.’
  • 127) ‘Afterwards he lay there, breathing the foul air as shallowly as he could.’
  • 128) ‘At least five homes in Moresby Close, Westlea, were swamped by up to six inches of foul water when a brook flooded and sewers burst during a recent downpour.’
  • 129) ‘The first few breaths overwhelmed her and she gagged on the foul air.’
  • 130) ‘The air grew foul, the reek of rotting death made them heave as they picked their way through the mass of tangled bodies.’
  • 131) ‘The sky was the sort of overcast that was not just gray, but the kind of gray that bled the color from all the things around it, a thick smog filling the air, ominous and foul.’
  • 132) ‘Their choice was cold, damp, flooded huts or foul, humid air in an overcrowded ward.’
  • 133) ‘This has caused foul water pooling in the street and the mosquitoes and rats have arrived.’
  • 134) ‘As well, some new sewers will be laid in the town and there will be greater separation of surface water from foul sewer to create more capacity in the treatment plant.’
  • 135) ‘Pastor's neighborhood of million-dollar homes, all backing up to a private park, was covered with foul, inky water.’
  • 136) ‘If the room had a little light apart from the faulty bedside lamp that flickered unpredictably every few minutes it wouldn't be so bad, or even just a fan that at least to cool and circulate the foul damp air.’
  • 137) ‘Less than 10 miles east lies the Potomac River, a foul body of water when we founded this organization in 1966.’
  • 138) ‘It is illegal to discharge foul water into a surface water drain.’
  • 139) ‘As London grew from a rambling town into a crowded urban center, its city air grew ever more foul with smoke and unhealthy sulfur dioxide gases from wood-burning and coal-burning stoves.’
  • 140) ‘The meter-square bag was found leaking its foul contents outside the office of legislator Leung Yiu-chung in an industrial area of Kowloon.’
  • 141) ‘They could not approach the city for it was blocked by a foul morass on all sides.’
  • 142) ‘She was glad not to be able to see much of the place, foul with seeping water and fungus, a chamber of old horrors where prisoners hunched under the vaults of cold stone like monstrous white insects, wingless and half-blind.’
  • 143) ‘Wheat is an exhausting crop, which requires land in good heart, whilst if grown continuously, or too frequently, disease often becomes serious, and, most important of all, the land becomes very foul with weeds.’
  • 144) ‘The new building will have improved facilities, ensuring it remains a welcome retreat for ramblers, particularly after climbing Mount Snowdon in foul weather.’
  • 145) ‘Meanwhile, while the Irish and their neighbours in Britain may bemoan the foul weather, spare a thought for residents along the east coast of the USA.’
  • 146) ‘The situation is worse when the weather is foul.’
  • 147) ‘When I arrived in Cambridge, Mass., in early September 1978, foul weather had already set in.’
  • 148) ‘The foul weather also keeps most students at school in the middle of the day, making do with very simple food such as plain steamed buns and hot water, for lunch.’
  • 149) ‘As foul weather blighted Manchester's New Year celebrations, people who had not bought tickets turned up at the hotel's doors.’
  • 150) ‘The weather was foul this morning and we all got soaked.’
  • 151) ‘With the foul weather, crazy workload and lack of sleep, motivation has been pretty low for the last three months.’
  • 152) ‘Initial reports suggest that that crash was an accident because of foul weather.’
  • 153) ‘Redhill was the wettest place in England last Tuesday and the coldest in the UK that night as foul weather swept the country.’
  • 154) ‘The weather was foul but we decided to treat ourselves to a Starbucks trip anyway, and were well rewarded.’
  • 155) ‘Often they will be out in foul weather when most of us would rather be tucked up in bed.’
  • 156) ‘She added that unlike other walkers, groups of charity fund-raisers were not deterred by foul weather, simply because they had to take part in their event on a chosen day.’
  • 157) ‘Both European victories have been on Scottish soil, but the weather was so foul last weekend that it would be wrong the claim the latter was an unqualified success.’
  • 158) ‘It was January, the weather was foul, it was after Christmas and people needed cheering up.’
  • 159) ‘Despite predictions of foul weather and traffic chaos, sunny weather lured thousands of tourists to the Lake District.’
  • 160) ‘The sky was darkening quickly, threatening foul weather and danger in the distance.’
  • 161) ‘Hart drove two tons of metal through a foul and wintry February morning, hurtling through the snowy dark.’
  • 162) ‘On a completely foul day try putting some black and white film in the camera and see what you get.’
  • 163) ‘Horse and rider need to nurture complete trust, to tackle the field in fair weather or foul with cavalier bravery but with two minds, one of them human, intrinsically focused.’
  • 164) ‘This is nearly twice the power usually found on boats this size and provides lots of power for punching through chop and motoring against foul winds and currents.’
  • 165) ‘Nicolson, a successful writer but somewhat inexperienced sailor, teams up with an old salt and buddy George Fairhurst, who continually bails them out of near calamities - foul currents, fierce tides, raging winds and equipment failures.’
  • 166) ‘It was a tough time for the French and Silvestre, having already been booked for a foul on Gillespie, just couldn't contain the winger in the 69th minute.’
  • 167) ‘He even had the ball in the net, but was booked for a foul on the goalkeeper.’
  • 168) ‘World Cup referees yesterday vowed to crack down on players who orchestrate and feign fouls to get opponents in trouble.’
  • 169) ‘To be fair to Halsey, he didn't have a good view of the incident, and there was no way he could tell how obvious a foul it was.’
  • 170) ‘Harvey got whistled for a foul and then lost it, followed by Howard.’
  • 171) ‘He fell into the area but the foul looked to have been committed just outside it.’
  • 172) ‘My biggest concern would be can he stay in the game without having a lot of fouls called against him.’
  • 173) ‘While the energetic midfielder's two fouls - on Van Bronckhorst and then Pires - just about deserved cautions, a final warning would surely have been a more common-sense decision.’
  • 174) ‘Drummond, Carlton and Lee Collins also had further chances - and all Aldershot could muster in reply, a succession of fouls apart, was a Jim Rodwell shot from long range on 37 minutes.’
  • 175) ‘It took three fouls apiece on Kandi and Ervin Johnson to force Saunders's hand in the direction he should have been following all along - playing Mark Madsen.’
  • 176) ‘It was a well-behaved match with very few fouls.’
  • 177) ‘Never a thing of beauty, the game got even scrappier with Tom McCarthy brandishing the yellow card to three perpetrators of clumsy fouls.’
  • 178) ‘A series of petty fouls brought a booking for Smertin in the 29th minute, which made him the third Russian to be cautioned by referee Urs Meir.’
  • 179) ‘Phil Neville and Tim Cahill were both booked, with the former Manchester United midfielder responsible for the foul which forced off Pires.’
  • 180) ‘Owen had a much more convincing penalty appeal just before half-time, but Andreas Dober somehow got away with a blatant, over-the-top foul.’
  • 181) ‘In last week's ferocious victory over Huddersfield, for example, Ellis was the victim of a deliberate late foul, and was then bitten for good measure.’
  • 182) ‘In the past decade, Brazilian football has become among the most violent in the world with an astonishing average of around 55 fouls a game in domestic matches.’
  • 183) ‘Ray Parlour committed four fouls himself before he got his first booking.’
  • 184) ‘Jim Leishman had words with referee John Underhill after the game concerning the foul that led to the second goal.’
  • 185) ‘The game was also notable for an atrocious four-man foul on Kerry's most exciting player, Mickey O'Sullivan, who never played the game again.’
  • 186) ‘That's the real problem: even guys who want to play fair are under pressure from cheaters to play foul.’
  • 187) ‘Italian editors shrieked that the Austrian team had ‘played foul’.’
  • 188) ‘So that if you're knowingly taking advantage of people with a disadvantage, then you're coming foul of the Trade Practices Act.’
  • 189) ‘I think any form of a quota must be done away with whether it is a quota in numbers…or a quota in time, i.e. you have to fill these positions by such and such a time if you do not want to be foul of the law.’
  • 190) ‘There have been productions of this play set in innumerable locales and time periods, but I've never seen one that played so foul with the tone of Shakespeare's text.’
  • 191) ‘Its design is outdated and inappropriate; its size, looks, and four-wheel drive bring out the worst in drivers; it clogs streets and fouls the air.’
  • 192) ‘At rush hour the streets are plugged with cars producing vast quantities of toxic gases that foul the air.’
  • 193) ‘Moreover, our dependency on coal to generate energy not only fouls our air, but poisons our fish with mercury.’
  • 194) ‘The mountains of manure that factory farming generates foul our air and water, disrupting ecosystems and sickening rural communities.’
  • 195) ‘The spill fouled over 60 miles of the river and 20 marinas in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.’
  • 196) ‘When the EPA found companies fouling our air and water, it instituted a program of pollution credits.’
  • 197) ‘Industry and agriculture have fouled the air, the water, and the soil.’
  • 198) ‘Industrial and human wastes fouled drinking water, turning the Thames into an open sewer whose stench drove Disraeli choking from the chamber of the Commons in the ‘great stink’ of 1858.’
  • 199) ‘When planning, it's wise to site ponds away from trees as dead leaves will foul the water.’
  • 200) ‘Regional air pollution increased throughout the 1990s and into the current decade as electricity demand, motor vehicle use and industrial activity have increasingly fouled the air.’
  • 201) ‘The land is now being used by the football and rounders club, whose members want to stop dogs fouling the pitch and youngsters riding motorcycles across it.’
  • 202) ‘It was also pointed out that a fence was necessary to stop cattle from getting onto the boat club land and to stop dogs fouling pasture meant for silage.’
  • 203) ‘Concerned residents of the heritage town of Abbeyleix are surprised that there are a few dog owners who look the other way when their pets foul the footpaths and other public places.’
  • 204) ‘Southend Council is waging war against unsociable dog owners who let their pets foul the street.’
  • 205) ‘Her decision brought to an end many months of wrangling with some of the neighbours, who claimed her cats were fouling their gardens and making their lives hell.’
  • 206) ‘Dog owners who refuse to clean up after their pets have fouled the streets of York have been reminded they risk a fine of up to £1,000.’
  • 207) ‘Swindon Council employs dog wardens whose job is to patrol the borough's streets keeping a watchful eye on careless owners who let their pets foul the streets.’
  • 208) ‘Year six pupils at Arnside National School have designed warning posters to encourage dog owners to think twice about letting their dogs foul the village streets.’
  • 209) ‘Responsible dog owners in Addingham have been asked to report people who let their pets foul fields, streets and other open spaces in the village.’
  • 210) ‘More than a hundred fines have now been issued to people who drop litter or let their dogs foul the pavement in Sheffield.’
  • 211) ‘In a zero-tolerance initiative, Manchester city council is cracking down on dog owners who allow their pets to foul public spaces.’
  • 212) ‘Anyone who refuses to pay an on-the-spot fine for allowing their pet to foul a footpath, for example, could be taken to court and find their name in the newspapers.’
  • 213) ‘People on the path have also walked through the middle of outdoor lessons and sports activities and dog walkers have allowed their pets to foul the playground.’
  • 214) ‘But others complain that foxes are digging up their gardens, fouling their lawns, attacking their pets and ripping open their garbage bags.’
  • 215) ‘He said even though it was illegal, the biggest problem was policing the situation and actually catching and prosecuting people who allow their dogs to foul the streets and parks.’
  • 216) ‘Now the wardens have received powers to slap £25 fixed penalty notices on litter louts and people who allow their dogs to foul the district's parks.’
  • 217) ‘The Environment Education and Enforcement Team tackles those people who tip rubbish, drop litter and allow their dogs to foul streets and open spaces.’
  • 218) ‘It follows a previous campaign which has seen fixed penalty notices handed out to owners who allow their dogs to foul the streets and in parks without clearing up after them.’
  • 219) ‘On Monday, members of the town council recreation and amenities committee despaired over the number of owners who continue to let their dogs foul public places.’
  • 220) ‘Parish councillor David Sweet is urging residents to report anyone spotted allowing their dog to illegally foul restricted areas such as the High Street.’
  • 221) ‘Nervous of legal action from passengers humiliated by fouling themselves in their seats, most carriers allowed crew to decide whether the person requesting admission to the smallest part of the plane was desperate or a desperado.’
  • 222) ‘Now and then, she fouled herself or wet herself.’
  • 223) ‘They described ‘torture techniques’ and claimed that detainees had been forced into painful positions for 18 to 24 hours at a time or left to foul themselves.’
  • 224) ‘Sure, I'll still defecate in my pants, but now my excrement will be safely contained and no one need know that I have fouled myself in public.’
  • 225) ‘For an enemy combatant to foul himself in a hot room is an unpleasant thing.’
  • 226) ‘The keeper fouled his opponent but avoided a red card.’
  • 227) ‘Portlaw did have claims for a penalty turned down late on when it seemed keeper Wayne English had fouled a Portlaw player in the area but referee Martin Halley waved play on.’
  • 228) ‘The Town keeper Darren O'Grady was obviously fouled as he went to catch a high punt with Gary Smyth tucking the loose ball into the unguarded net.’
  • 229) ‘Then a terrible back pass from Steven Gerrard saw Thierry Henry fouled by the England goal - keeper David James, allowing Zidane to secure victory with a penalty.’
  • 230) ‘It seemed the only way for Blackburn to stop Chelsea was to foul them, and Neill was booked for bringing Robben down as he surged goalwards.’
  • 231) ‘Beckham briefly saw the red mist when he went chasing after Vata and brought him down after clearly believing he had been fouled himself by the Albanian midfielder.’
  • 232) ‘Haas is sent off after picking up another yellow for fouling Paul Scholes.’
  • 233) ‘This time Scholes is fouled, giving Beckham another chance to swing it in from the left.’
  • 234) ‘Mark Hudson then hit the crossbar, Moyles was fouled and sub Tom Donovan converted the penalty as Celbridge ran out six point winners.’
  • 235) ‘ADF started to dominate the midfield and just before half-time, striker Paul Fleming was fouled in the box.’
  • 236) ‘Portland proceeded to foul O'Neal repeatedly, a familiar tactic and one that had often frustrated the big man.’
  • 237) ‘The end of the game took on a sour note as Tooreen's Sean Ganley was sent off for a second bookable offence when he fouled Ciaran Cox who had come on as a substitute just minutes previously.’
  • 238) ‘Rangers defender Khizanishvilli seemed to get the final touch but Larsson was deemed to have fouled De Boer to aid its passage.’
  • 239) ‘St Joseph's were put under more pressure when their winger was sent off for fouling Marsden as he scored but this seemed to make the Huddersfield side more committed.’
  • 240) ‘As Collier tried to net from the rebound he was fouled and another penalty was awarded.’
  • 241) ‘The Reebok held its breath as Okocha strode forward to stroke the spot-kick wide to Kasey Keller's left after Spurs sub Gary Doherty had fouled Youri Djorkaeff.’
  • 242) ‘Silsden were given a lifeline when Hoyle was fouled and Rhodes dispatched another penalty.’
  • 243) ‘Jason Maxwell was once again fouled 40 yards from goal and Danny Walsh hoisted a dangerous cross over.’
  • 244) ‘Alan Kelly was fouled in the penalty area and Coleman coolly converted the resulting penalty.’
  • 245) ‘Dave Rogers fouled Moussilou in the eighth minute, and the hosts were awarded a free-kick, which Acimovic fired high over keeper Steve Williams' crossbar.’
  • 246) ‘In The Edison [1933] AC 449, the appellants, whose vessel had been fouled by the respondents, claimed damages under various heads.’
  • 247) ‘It is apparent that the wreck has been cleared to below deck level, with some additional damage to the starboard side of the hull, perhaps a consequence of the Silver Harvest fouling its anchor on the wreck in 1998.’
  • 248) ‘The Stromness lifeboat attended the fishing vessel Arkhangel at 4pm on Saturday after the vessel fouled her propeller 20 miles off Noup Head in Westray.’
  • 249) ‘Stromness lifeboat was called out at the weekend after a Scrasbter fishing boat fouled her propeller in severe weather conditions.’
  • 250) ‘Her propellor had been fouled and the vessel was stuck to the sea-bed.’
  • 251) ‘Once fouled on the reefs, the nets go on fishing, killing sea turtles, fish, seabirds and other wildlife while destroying corals.’
  • 252) ‘The vessel, with two men on board raised the alarm just after 9 p.m. when its propeller became fouled.’
  • 253) ‘Earlier in the day, they were called to assist a fishing vessel when its propellor became fouled while fishing off Helvick.’
  • 254) ‘The vessel's net entangled and fouled the 52-foot motor lifeboat's twin 36-inch brass propellers.’

Examples

  • 1) Will he prove neither upfield fish nor midfield fowl?
  • 2) But the trouble with this series is that it is neither fish nor fowl.
  • 3) Some might call that fowl play.
  • 4) It is neither fish nor fowl.
  • 5) Instead of fish and fowl, he simply saw larger fish.
  • 6) And if she wants to wed in white she'd need a fish or fowl frock.
  • 7) When Rhodry tried a bite it tasted of meat, not fowl.
  • 8) I eat fish and fowl.
  • 9) The creature that incurred the congestion charge in Central London yesterday was neither fish nor fowl nor good red herring.
  • 10) We should recognise it as the noble jungle fowl that, in the deepest recesses of its genetic code, it still is.
  • 11) This fowl is a native of Japan, and it certainly has a very singular appearance, from its feathers being curled up and apparently all turned the wrong way.
  • 12) The corn fed Landes fowl is La Tupina's house specialty and helped earn La Tupina one of the best bistros in the world award by the International Herald Tribune.www. latupina.com.
  • 13) Well, that fowl is far more creative than that nice -.
  • 14) I am accused of exploiting these fowl, is boxing, football, racing, etc. any different, for all these are also doing daring deeds, taking advantage of the unique abilities at hand.
  • 15) I might also add that the quality of fresh produce, meats and fowl is so superior in specialty supermarkets in major urban centers in the U.S. to any place in Mexico that any comparison is ludicrous.
  • 16) Having bought a fowl from a native in a canoe, the native asked me if I wanted
  • 17) ‘Although this assumption has not been rigorously tested in wild bird populations, data from domestic fowl suggest that, indeed, immunocompetence measurements might not be antigen specific.’
  • 18) ‘These birds also express high levels of a bacteriolytic lysozyme which is more similar in amino acid sequence to the rock pigeon than that of the domestic fowl.’
  • 19) ‘Breeds of domestic fowl are described under hen/chicken breeds.’
  • 20) ‘An experimental study in the domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) found that paternity success varied across females, which were inseminated with equal numbers of sperm from two males.’
  • 21) ‘The behavioral sequence leading to a copulation has been extensively described in the domestic fowl.’
  • 22) ‘One of the most distinctive expressions in the chicken lexicon occurs when my fowls spot a bird of prey.’
  • 23) ‘A L Basham lists India's contribution to World: rice, cotton, sugar cane, many spices, domestic fowl, game of chess etc.’
  • 24) ‘The lecturer, in a most interesting and instructive address, dwelt chiefly on the principal characteristics of the three classes of fowls, the non-sitting or table fowl, the layer, and the general-purpose fowl.’
  • 25) ‘In March it banned trade in chicken from West Java and South Sulawesi provinces after bird flu killed thousands of fowls there.’
  • 26) ‘An old woman churns butter, while a woman in the foreground prepares a fowl for roasting and a third man spits a chicken at the far right.’
  • 27) ‘I have been known to be more of an owl than a fowl because I have late nights and struggle with early mornings.’
  • 28) ‘Immediately behind this is the kitchen garden, with still-existing hutches for rabbits, fowls and pigeons.’
  • 29) ‘Above my head in the argusia bush a red-footed booby chick, the size of a domestic fowl, peers down at me.’
  • 30) ‘If ‘free-range’ is best, Joyce's were the most free-range fowls in creation; they were everywhere, and sociable, too, not at all averse to hopping up on a kitchen chair beside you while you had a cup of tea.’
  • 31) ‘It is a good practice to put a burlap cloth, cheese cloth or paper towels over the litter for the first week so the young fowl can learn to distinguish the food from the litter.’
  • 32) ‘The domestic fowl is descended from the red junglefowl of south-east Asia and has been domesticated for 6 000 to 8 000 years.’
  • 33) ‘Birds affected by this disease are fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, pheasants, guinea fowl and other wild and captive birds, including ratites such as ostriches, emus and rhea.’
  • 34) ‘A typical recipe is in Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery: A very thick crust enclosed a turkey, which was stuffed with a goose, the goose with a fowl, then a partridge, then a pigeon.’
  • 35) ‘Gallinaceous is an adjective describing birds of the order Gallinae, which includes common domestic fowls, pheasants, grouse, and quails.’
  • 36) ‘I thought the accompaniments would overshadow the fowl, but the chicken taste actually crept through to add a complex layer to the international tapestry of flavours.’
  • 37) ‘In addition, my family included nine dogs, about 40 ducks and domestic fowls, eight geese, a Bornean deer that weighed about 150 pounds, and two long-armed apes.’
  • 38) ‘In one large enterprise about two years ago they started breeding fowl - chicken and geese.’
  • 39) ‘The government destroyed almost 1.4 million chickens, ducks, geese and other fowl in the territory last month to stop the spread of an avian influenza.’
  • 40) ‘The focus will be on five categories of agricultural products: vegetables, fruit, milk, domestic animals and fowl, and aquatic products.’
  • 41) ‘Eggs from chickens, ducks and geese would also have been eaten although the fowl of the period would not have laid as often as their modern counterparts.’
  • 42) ‘About 1530, a new dish began to be put on English tables, a fowl a little larger than the traditional goose, but with a lot more meat and a refreshingly new taste.’
  • 43) ‘However, sales don't drop completely as turkeys aren't the only fowl to be eaten over Christmas.’
  • 44) ‘New ways were found to supply goods formerly thought to be quasi-luxury items - notably chickens and turkeys by way of the new broiler fowl industry.’
  • 45) ‘Wild birds may carry these infections, but they typically prove most harmful to domestic fowl like chickens, ducks, and turkeys.’
  • 46) ‘I understand, and have seen at first hand on several occasions what a fox can do to a flock of chickens, or other domestic fowl.’
  • 47) ‘This combination was a new one on me: it has always been citrus that chefs pair with duck, the fatty fowl undercut by the tartness of the fruit.’
  • 48) ‘Most of these cases were thefts of livestock: primarily sheep, but also goats, cattle, hogs, fowls, and horses.’
  • 49) ‘Giblets are the edible internal parts of a fowl, including the gizzard, heart, liver, and neck.’
  • 50) ‘There was other meat galore, too, steak, pork, fowl, bacon, etc.’
  • 51) ‘The borders are now completely closed for beef, fowl and pork imports.’
  • 52) ‘If you like red meat better than fowl, eat it more often.’
  • 53) ‘The food is a multi-cultural fusion of fish, fowl and steak.’
  • 54) ‘This is usually combined with fish, fowl, or red meat and copious spices to form a type of stew.’
  • 55) ‘Brining is generally used as a preservative for meat and fowl; here it's used as a flavor enhancer.’
  • 56) ‘Usually any meat, fowl, or seafood is curried, and frying is the typical method of cooking.’
  • 57) ‘Even the soup of the day is an intentional creation, using freshly prepared vegetables and stock with fresh meat, fowl, or fish added.’
  • 58) ‘Each dish had its own plate: round, square, triangular or oval, depending, as far as I could surmise, on whether it was fish, meat or fowl.’
  • 59) ‘They may eat liberally from a list of ‘acceptable foods,’ which includes all types of fish, fowl, shellfish, meat, eggs, cheese, fats and oils, herbs, and some vegetables.’
  • 60) ‘The flavor and acidity would match up well with shellfish and grilled fowl.’
  • 61) ‘A quick jump in time and place to today reveals a general population who loves meat and fowl - as long as it is pre-packaged and no one has to think about how it got there.’
  • 62) ‘All kosher-slaughtered animals undergo rigorous inspection, and meat and fowl must be thoroughly cleansed of blood.’
  • 63) ‘A traditional meal is a bowl of steamed rice eaten with a sauce containing bits of fish, fowl, or meat, eggs, vegetables, and spices such as onions, chilies, garlic, mint, ginger, or lemon grass.’
  • 64) ‘Before contact with the West, staple foods included yam, taro, banana, coconut, sugarcane, tropical nuts, greens, pigs, fowl, and seafood.’
  • 65) ‘The fish, fowl and meat chapters are full of simple dishes, fish with just herbs, olive oil and lemon in true Italian style.’
  • 66) ‘It was here he discovered fresh seafood, superior salmon, wild game, and fowl, and Scandinavian butter - a dairy product containing more fat than most butters.’
  • 67) ‘The menu was meat-heavy: fowl, pheasant, tripe, pork, steak, lamb and duck, cooked in a variety of ways.’
  • 68) ‘Special meals usually include meat, fish, or fowl, along with one of a number of starchy foods, which vary by region.’
  • 69) ‘The term ‘vegetarian’ has only been around for about 150 years but abstinence from flesh, fish and fowl is as old as man himself.’
  • 70) ‘The mallee fowl are the largest mound builders in Australia.’
  • 71) ‘Restrictions and slaughter provisions apply to domestic fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea fowls, quail, ratites, pigeons, pheasants and partridges reared or kept in captivity.’
  • 72) ‘Guinea fowls, though hardy by nature, are susceptible to bacterial, round worm and ranikhet infections.’
  • 73) ‘Guinea fowl meat is white like chicken but its taste is more reminiscent of pheasant, without excessive gamey flavor.’
  • 74) ‘The most striking of the guinea fowl, it is taller than its relatives.’
  • 75) ‘These would eventually have flourished, destroying the local housing and creating a forest teeming with fish, fowl, and game.’
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