The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fowl \Fowl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fowled; p. pr. & vb. n.
To catch or kill wild fowl, for game or food, as by shooting,
or by decoys, nets, etc.
Such persons as may lawfully hunt, fish, or fowl.
Fowling piece, a light gun with smooth bore, adapted for
the use of small shot in killing birds or small
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a light shotgun used for fowling