from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enclosed area in which chickens are allowed to walk and run about.
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- n. An enclosed area, attached to a chicken coop, in which poultry are allowed to run around and peck.
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- n. an enclosed yard for keeping poultry
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I could not bear to go in; and as I saw my grandmother's stately steppings in the distance, I ran after her as fast as my little bare feet could patter, and seized fast hold of her gown with the same feeling that makes a chicken run under a hen.
In fact, life for Omega Chicken is so fraught with danger that he would in a heartbeat happily trade life in the chicken run for good old-fashioned despotism.