Definition of Chicken-fight

1. Verb. Fight while sitting on somebody's shoulders.

Exact synonyms: Chickenfight
Generic synonyms: Contend, Fight, Struggle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chicken-fight

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

Literary usage of Chicken-fight

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1. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"If both fall, or lose a spur, or go out together, it is a draw. Battle is for 3, 5, 7, n, or 13 rounds. ONE-LEGGED CHICKEN FIGHT ..."

2. The Recollections of a Virginia Newspaper Man by Herbert Tobias Ezekiel (1920)
""It is not a mistake, Mr. Holleran, I was there to a chicken fight myself the day 'Buck' Royall was married. You will remember there was a very heavy ..."

3. Mark Twain: The Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"chicken-fight at your own fireside.' I tried to catch his eye to show him that I understood his desolation and sorrow, but it was no use. ..."

4. California Inter Pocula by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1888)
"dis splendid bull, sartin shore; an' de chicken fight what's a-gwine to take place arter de bull-fight which am a-gwine to take place "fore de chicken fight ..."

5. English Items: Or, Microscopic Views of England and Englishmen by Matthew Flournoy Ward (1853)
"I was exceedingly curious to find out the manner of proceeding in this " chicken fight ;" and great was my astonishment when I discovered that each ..."

6. The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1888)
"dis splendid bull, sartin shore; an' de chicken fight what's a-gwine to take place arter de bull-fight which am a-gwine to take place 'fore de chicken fight ..."

7. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"The gentleman would have been deeply interested in getting up a tariff fight, or a chicken fight, or a bull fight, or any other fight that would obscure his ..."

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