Definition of Poultry

1. Noun. A domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl.




2. Noun. Flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food.
Group relationships: Domestic Fowl, Fowl
Generic synonyms: Bird, Fowl
Specialized synonyms: Chicken, Poulet, Volaille, Rock Cornish Hen, Guinea Hen, Dove, Squab, Duck, Goose, Turkey

Definition of Poultry

1. n. Domestic fowls reared for the table, or for their eggs or feathers, such as cocks and hens, capons, turkeys, ducks, and geese.

Definition of Poultry

1. Proper noun. a street in the City between Cheapside and Cornhill ¹

2. Noun. domestic fowl (chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs) ¹

3. Noun. the meat from a domestic fowl ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Poultry

1. domestic fowls kept for eggs or meat [n -TRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poultry

poulpe
poulpes
poulps
poult
poulter
poulter's measure
poulterer
poulterers
poulters
poultice
poulticed
poulticelike
poultices
poulticing
poultries
poultry (current term)
poultryman
poultrymen
poultrywoman
poultrywomen
poults
pounce
pounced
pouncer
pouncers
pounces
pouncet
pouncets
pouncing
pouncingly

Literary usage of Poultry

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"poultry—Continued Choosing a chicken. HW Wiley and AL Pierce, il Good H 61:523-5 O '15 ... GF 41:432-4 Mr 19 '15 Does suburban poultry keeping pay? ..."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Altamont poultry CO., Inc. Modern Leghorn farm where dollars are made with heue. ... EE Twentieth century poultry buildings and how to build them. pa. 50c. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1905)
"The New Book of poultry. By Lewis Wright. London : Cassell, 1902. 3. poultry for the Table and Market versus Fancy Fowls. By WB Tegetmeier. ..."

4. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1902)
"The expert poultry raiser may perhaps meet with no difficulty ... It is true that poultry raisers do experiment, just as progressive people in any business ..."

5. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1912)
"Care and breeding of poultry; by JM Toder, of Holmes Co. (39 same 1884: 588-589.) 1887. ... The old and the new way of raising poultry; Mrs. E. Donaldson. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Extent and Importance of the poultry Industry.— poultry husbandry is an old art and a comparatively new science for it is only within the present century ..."

7. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"poultry-House Construction. Figs. 555-570. By James E. Rice. The modern poultry-house is a compromise between two extremes in poultry-house construction ..."

8. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"poultry FOR PROFIT. Paper read by Mrs. William Chandler before the Douglas ... In speaking of my subject "poultry for Profit," I wish to put it in such a ..."

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