- n. A breed of poultry.
- n. American breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chicken
- After the state of Rhode Island. (Wiktionary)
“Well, Papa had about twelve or fourteen old Rhode Island Red hens.”
“As I walked past a pudgy child who looked to be three and a half, shoeless in a tie-dyed shirt and playing with a squirt gun, I heard a horse neigh and watched a couple of proud looking Rhode Island Red hens scamper across the yard with their combs quivering.”
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