Chicken - (n.) A young bird or fowl, esp. a young barnyard fowl.
Chicken - (n.) A young person; a child; esp. a young woman; a maiden.
Chicken-breasted - (a.) Having a narrow, projecting chest, caused by forward curvature of the vertebral column.
Chicken-hearted - (a.) Timid; fearful; cowardly.
Chicken pox - () A mild, eruptive disease, generally attacking children only; varicella.
Water chicken - () The common American gallinule.
Chicken - —n. 1 a domestic fowl. B its flesh as food. 2 young bird of a domestic fowl. 3 youthful person (is no chicken). —adj. Colloq. Cowardly. —v. (foll. By out) colloq. Withdraw through cowardice. [old english]
Chicken-feed - n. 1 food for poultry. 2 colloq. Trivial amount, esp. Of money.
Chickenpox - n. Infectious disease, esp. Of children, with a rash of small blisters.
Chicken-wire - n. Light wire netting with a hexagonal mesh.
Mother carey's chicken - n. = *storm petrel 1.
Spring chicken - n. 1 young fowl for eating. 2 youthful person.
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