Definition of Chicken-breasted

1. Adjective. Having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets.

Exact synonyms: Pigeon-breasted
Similar to: Unshapely



Definition of Chicken-breasted

1. Adjective. Having a narrow, projecting chest, caused by forward curvature of the vertebral column. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chicken-breasted

chick lit
chick nutritional dermatosis
chickabiddies
chickabiddy
chickadee
chickadees
chickaree
chickarees
chickasaw plum
chickdom
chickee
chickees
chicken
chicken-breasted (current term)
chicken-feed
chicken-fight
chicken-fried steak
chicken-hearted
chicken-heartedness
chicken-livered
chicken-or-egg question
chicken-turtle
chicken-wing
chicken-wings
chicken Kiev
chicken Marengo

Literary usage of Chicken-breasted

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1. Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary by James Curtis Hepburn (1873)
"chicken-breasted. HATOBA, n. A pier, wharf, a landing. HAYA-GANE, n. An alarm bell, fire-bell. HATSU, n. A numeral used in counting the discharge of guns. ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"chicken-breasted, see Lordosis. CHICK'EN-BROTH. When chicken-tea is boiled down one-half, with the addition of a little ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, broiler, fry, peeper, chick. chicken-breasted, a. gibbous (rare or lech.), pigeon-breasted. chief, a. 1. first, arch (chiefly literary or used in ..."

4. Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected ...by Francis Grose, Pierce Egan by Francis Grose, Pierce Egan (1823)
"chicken-breasted. Said of a woman with scarce any breasts. CHICKEN-BUTCHER. A poulterer. CHICKEN-HAMMED. Persons whose legs and thighs are bent ..."

5. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"... a chicken breast or chicken breasted. The word Cruit, at the present day, when signifying a personal deformity, is often applied to a hump on the back. ..."

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