from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young chicken, especially one from two to ten months old, having tender meat.
- n. Slang A young person.
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- n. A chicken for eating while it is still young.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a young person (especially a young man or boy)
- n. a young chicken having tender meat
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"She's not the spring chicken you're fantasizing," Sylvie had said just this morning over the last of the coffee.