from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small fowl of a breed developed by crossing white Plymouth Rock and Cornish strains, used especially as a roasting chicken.
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- n. small plump hybrid developed by crossbreeding Plymouth Rock and Cornish fowl
I spent a particularly nauseating afternoon ramming vegetables up the wazoos of Rock Cornish game hens.
COOK NOTES: Rock Cornish game hens are now available fresh or frozen in supermarkets.
Tyson Foods became a household name as he popularized the Rock Cornish game hen as a high-profit specialty item; helped develop
2 Rock Cornish game hens, washed, dried, and halved see Notes
2 Rock Cornish game hens, washed, dried, and quartered