Definition of Plymouth rock

1. Noun. A boulder in Plymouth supposed to be where the Pilgrims disembarked from the Mayflower.

Group relationships: Plymouth
Generic synonyms: Boulder, Bowlder



2. Noun. An American breed of domestic fowl.
Generic synonyms: Domestic Fowl, Fowl, Poultry

Definition of Plymouth rock

1. Proper noun. The traditionally accepted landing site of the Mayflower settlers to America in 1620. ¹

2. Proper noun. A breed of poultry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plymouth Rock

Pluteaceae
Pluteus aurantiorugosus
Pluteus cervinus
Pluteus magnus
Pluto
Plutonian
Plutonians
Plutophile
Pluvialis
Pluvianus
Pluvianus aegyptius
Pluviose
Pluviôse
Plymouth
Plymouth Colony
Plymouth Rock
Plzen
Pneumocystis carinii
Pneumonyssus simicola
Pneumovax
Pnom Penh
Pnyx
Po
Po River
Po valley
Poa nemoralis
Poa pratensis
Poaceae
Pobeda Peak
Pobedy Peak

Literary usage of Plymouth rock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"plymouth rock, a fowl. See POULTRY. PLYMOUTH SOUND. See PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND. American author: b. Boston, Mass. She was educated in the private schools of ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"Side view of spindle in a secondary spermatocyte of the plymouth rock fowl; one of the four chromosomes has been displaced from its equatorial position, ..."

3. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Landing on plymouth rock. —First Treaty made with the Native Indians.—First Offence punished amung the English Settlers—Community of Property. ..."

4. Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake (1875)
"plymouth rock, or rather what is left of it in its original position, ... plymouth rock IN 1850. By the building of street and wharf on a higher level the ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"That call was heard by plymouth rock ; 'twas heard in Boston bay ; Then up the piny streams of Maine sped on its ring- ing way ; New Hampshire's rocks, ..."

6. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Landing on plymouth rock. —First Treaty made with the Native Indians.—First Offence punished among the English Settlers—Community of Property. ..."

7. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1888)
"THE plymouth rock COOPERATIVE COMPANY, paying eight per cent interest on stock, as well as trade dividends of about six per cent., ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"plymouth rock, a fowl. See POULTRY. PLYMOUTH SOUND. See PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND. American author: b. Boston, Mass. She was educated in the private schools of ..."

9. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"Side view of spindle in a secondary spermatocyte of the plymouth rock fowl; one of the four chromosomes has been displaced from its equatorial position, ..."

10. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Landing on plymouth rock. —First Treaty made with the Native Indians.—First Offence punished amung the English Settlers—Community of Property. ..."

11. Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake (1875)
"plymouth rock, or rather what is left of it in its original position, ... plymouth rock IN 1850. By the building of street and wharf on a higher level the ..."

12. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"That call was heard by plymouth rock ; 'twas heard in Boston bay ; Then up the piny streams of Maine sped on its ring- ing way ; New Hampshire's rocks, ..."

13. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Landing on plymouth rock. —First Treaty made with the Native Indians.—First Offence punished among the English Settlers—Community of Property. ..."

14. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1888)
"THE plymouth rock COOPERATIVE COMPANY, paying eight per cent interest on stock, as well as trade dividends of about six per cent., ..."

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