Definition of Houdans
1. houdan [n] - See also: houdan
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Literary usage of Houdans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"houdans — The houdans have a topknot of feathers on the head, are bearded and have V shaped combs. They are of medium weight and have five toes on each foot ..."
2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1868)
"My houdans, hatched in April, were fit to kill a month before Dorking ... "As layers, the houdans will hold their own against any fowls with which I ain ..."
3. Report of the Commissioners [and Appendices A to S] by Ontario Agricultural Commission, 1880 (1881)
"The houdans—Polands—Black Spanish. "The houdans, the Polands, and the Black Spanish fowls are not adapted for general use, ..."