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Definition of chicken

What is the definition of "chicken"?
  • chick•ennoun
  • 1. The common domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus) or its young.
    2. Any of various similar or related birds.
    3. The flesh of the common domestic fowl.
    4. Slang A coward.
    5. Any of various foolhardy competitions in which the participants persist in a dangerous course of action until one loses nerve and stops.


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  • "Our ownership of more than one inspirational book that began with the phrase "chicken soup," yet contained no recipes."

    "We both ordered a dish that had the word chicken in it."

    "Till they are four months old, the term chicken is applied to the young female; after that age they are called pullets, till they begin to lay, when they are called hens."

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