Definitions

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  • noun Australia, New Zealand, slang A hen; a cooked chicken; a chicken dressed for cooking.
  • noun Australia, dated A fool.

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Examples

  • Four couples came to the modest little party; a young doctor and his wife, another naval officer, a cheerful young man described as a chook farmer whose way of life was a mystery to the American, and the young owner of a tiny engineering works.

    On The Beach

  • Four couples came to the modest little party; a young doctor and his wife, another naval officer, a cheerful young man described as a chook farmer whose way of life was a mystery to the American, and the young owner of a tiny engineering works.

    On The Beach

  • On August 2nd, 2004 chook aka kim (not verified) says:

    Sydney Indymedia - Comments

  • On August 2nd, 2004 chook aka kim (not verified) says:

    Sydney Indymedia - Comments

  • On August 3rd, 2004 chook aka kim (not verified) says:

    Sydney Indymedia - Comments

  • It makes me want to be a 'chook' fancy having such a beautiful home.

    Chic Chicks

  • Put the end of one strip into the jaws of your paper crimper, gently squeeze then "chook" the whole strip through the crimper.

    Stamps, Paper, Scissors

  • Removing the skin as Lenny does in this video might a familiar process to people who've basted a "chook" by getting their hands under the skin to rub a mixture of butter, garlic, herbs and what-not on the flesh.

    Crash Test Kitchen

  • Unless you plan to herd us into an empty chook pen or the hold of the hovercraft.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Let the word go forth from this time and this place.

  • The very hypothesis of AGW is dead in the water in OZ (though its still floundering around like a chook with its head cut off because it doesn't quite know yet that it is, in fact, dead!)

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

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  • "By May, when a chill had come into the nights and the street was subdued and indoorsy after dark with the Lambs' chooks racked along their perch like mumbling hats, and the air so still you could hear the sea miles off and the river tide eating at the land, Lester and Oriel went to bed bonesore but grateful."

    Cloudstreet by Tim Winton, p 63 of the Graywolf Press hardcover edition

    March 30, 2010