Definition of Chicken wing

1. Noun. The wing of a chicken.

Group relationships: Chicken, Poulet, Volaille
Generic synonyms: Wing

Definition of Chicken wing

1. Noun. A cooked wing of a chicken. ¹

2. Noun. A wing of a chicken cleaned and carved for use in cooking. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chicken Wing

chicken salad air
chicken salt
chicken sandwich
chicken scratch
chicken scratches
chicken snake
chicken soup
chicken stew
chicken stock
chicken strips
chicken taco
chicken tender
chicken tenders
chicken tractor
chicken turtle
chicken wing (current term)
chicken wings
chicken wire
chicken wires
chicken yard

Literary usage of Chicken wing

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

1. Falconry: Its Claims, History, and Practice by Gage Earle Freeman, Francis Henry Salvin (1859)
"But the truth came gradually, and it came out of f/ood—out of chicken's wing, or some such delicacy. It came fast, however, at length—too fast. ..."

2. The Bird: Its Form and Function by William Beebe (1906)
"... fused with the three long bones leading to the base of our thumb, index and middle fingers,* we will have an idea of the condition of our chicken's wing ..."

3. Seaside and Wayside by Julia McNair Wright (1901)
"If you strip all the meat off a chicken's wing-bones, you will see a kind of a rude pattern of a man's arm and hand, with a thumb and two ringers. ..."

4. The Travels of Birds: Our Birds and Their Journeys to Strange Lands by Frank Michler Chapman (1916)
"Name the kinds of feathers attached to the wing and from which part each set grow (a chicken's wing might be obtained for this purpose). ..."

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