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See definition of pullet on Dictionary.com
  • as inchicken
  • as inpoultry

synonyms for pullet

  • hen
  • poultry
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cockerel
  • rooster
  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • gump
  • heeler
See also synonyms for: pullets
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How to use pullet in a sentence

And as they entered with the pullet, Chicot cut off a leg and thigh, which Gorenflot soon despatched.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Although my appetite was quite gone, I resolved to force down as much as I could; and desired the leg of a pullet.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
The fowls—a game rooster, a buff hen and a speckled pullet—hung in wicker baskets from wooden pegs at the back.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
In order to test its supposed poisonous property, he caused a young one to bite a pullet under the wing.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
When a pullet is ready to lay she intimates the event by a joyous and easy soft note.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
Now she was neither chick nor pullet, but at the raw-boned, pin-feathered stage between—just out from her mother's wings.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Vell, I dudder peen a success as a coward und kept avay from dot pullet.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
De sodgers put de bagonet frou your crop like a knife frou a pullet's froat!
STAND BY THE UNIONOLIVER OPTIC
There was something over a peck of Early Rose potatoes in the basket—in size from a pigeon's to a pullet's egg.
A STORY OF THE RED CROSSCLARA BARTON
She caught him like a fly in the hand off a pane of glass, gobbled him with the customary facility of a pecking pullet.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PULLET

  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • cockerel
  • gump
  • heeler
  • hen
  • poultry
  • pullet
  • rooster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.