from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young fowl, especially a turkey, chicken, or pheasant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A young table-bird: turkey, partridge, grouse etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young chicken, partridge, grouse, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To kill poultry.
- n. The young or chick of the domestic fowl, turkey, pheasant, guinea-fowl, and similar birds.
So Joe put his face down to the level of the opening eggs and the first poult emerged, wet and confused.
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.
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.