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noun as in chicken

noun as in fowl

noun as in poultry

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Located at an elevation of 3,000 feet, it was a lot colder than I expected, and the yurt itself was not heated or soundproof, which meant three sleepless nights of hearing singing coqui frogs, crowing roosters, and distant sounds of gunshots.

Rooster & Owl is newly comfortable, thanks to a handsome front patio set with table lamps and a dining room that has replaced concrete floors with wood.

In 2019, the bronze horse head statue was returned nearly 160 years after it was pilfered, but the whereabouts of the snake, dog, sheep, dragon and rooster remain unknown.

From Ozy

Hens were raised as egg layers while the roosters were the first ones to become Sunday dinner.

From Vox

In fact, hunters could harvest as much as 93 percent of pre-hunt roosters without hurting the population as a whole, according to Pheasants Forever, a nonprofit dedicated to conserving wildlife habitat.

Lawler notes that in the Zoroastrian religion of the Persians, the rooster was of the utmost importance.

His last words were, “Crito, we owe a rooster to Asclepius.”

Nicaragua: The name of the country's traditional dish, gallo pinto, translates to "spotted rooster."

Samuelsson: I love to head over to Red Rooster and see my guests.

The Daily Beast: Is the holiday a busy time for Red Rooster Harlem?

For the rooster who was always perched on the weather-vane on the barn was up so high and he shone like gold.

But Mother Wyandotte didn't bother about anything so high in the sky as the sun and the rooster.

There were a number of chickens on board and each rooster seemed obliged to salute the dawn with a fanfare of crowing.

The little bantam can crow quicker, oftener and with more ginger than any other rooster on the place.

"That's the last time you get me, old rooster," he said, in a voice that did not belong to him.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rooster, such as: hen, poultry, biddy, capon, chick, and cock.

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