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  • n. Plural form of leghorn.


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  • The white leghorns bred by William Muir stand sedately wing to wing, staring back timidly from their cages at a Purdue research farm in northern Indiana.

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  • Breeders working over several decades chose the most productive birds to reproduce, resulting in white leghorns that each year can lay 300 to 320 of the large bright-white eggs most popular with Americans.

    Purdue U Researcher Develops 'Kinder, Gentler' Chicken

  • There was a coop of hens—a mix of white leghorns and Barred Rocks—a small grove of citrus, and a red quarter acre of rototilled clay.

    The Dirty Life

  • I lost all four leghorns and two of the red-buff pullets.


  • The nine remaining tenants are The Stray from Agway, and eight layers—four brown pullets, and four white leghorns.


  • The laying hen used in the project comes from a line of white leghorns developed at SLU in Uppsala.

    The G-hen-isis Code

  • First they came for the roosters, and we didn't speak up because we weren't leghorns; then they came for Trooper York, and we all said: "Don't bite off more than you can chew!"

    "When do journalists have to 'protect' readers from Untruth masking itself as dissent or skepticism?"

  • July 11, 2008 at 3:23 pm ya mai grand ma used 2 have leghorn chickens in her yard and our indoor kittehs were going crazy. if I let maine out i put her on harness not leash harness. it is bettah. we moved away frm da leghorns..6 weeks ago.

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  • With these fowls he contrasted his own prize-winning white leghorns, with their well-built and ventilated pen, with its two large windows to the south.

    Hidden Treasure

  • There are women who suggest chiffon and others brocade; women who call for satin, and others for silk; women for sheer muslins, and others for heavy linen weaves; women for straight brims, and others for those that droop; women for leghorns, and those they do not suit; women for white furs, and others for tawny shades.

    Woman as Decoration


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