from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A young fowl, especially a young turkey.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The young or chick of the domestic fowl, turkey, pheasant, guinea-fowl, and similar birds.
- To kill poultry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A young chicken, partridge, grouse, or the like.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A young table-bird:
turkey, partridge, grouseetc.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Joe made a chirping, clucky noise, the poult looked him square in the eye, "and something very unambiguous happened in that moment".
That's a turkey poult, Pa explains to his appalled wife.
So Joe put his face down to the level of the opening eggs and the first poult emerged, wet and confused.
The kee kee is the sound a poult makes because it's too young to “break” a yelp.
Shooting a hen is no more wrong than shooting an antlerless deer, and after you've had a 10-pound hen or even a 6-pound poult roasted whole for Thanksgiving, a Butterball will never satisfy you again.
So Sayyar sprang up and going out to the desert caught an ostrich-poult and brought it to his lord.
Also the general idea is that no blood will impose upon the exerts, or jury of matrons, except that of a pigeon-poult which exactly resembles hymeneal blood — when not subjected to the microscope.
He persisted in dressing, as in his youth, in black silk stockings, shoes with gold buckles, breeches of black poult-de-soie, and a black coat, adorned with the red rosette.
Countrey under a hedge; and beside all these excellent parts, shee was crooke backt, poult footed, and went like a lame Mare in
She declared that for the last three years every turkey poult had gone, and that at last she was beginning to feel it.