I now divide up all my meat, chicken, pork and cook smaller portions, this has saved me at least $20-$30 at the store.
The presence of the chicken feet protects and preserves the unseen but nonetheless unbreakable bonds of love and family.
Over a healthful meal of chicken and vegetables, the pair sat and gossiped about the latest goings-on.
From spring chicken to warm frisée, going green has never tasted so good.
Then he took the chicken and walked over to his spot near the garbage and sat down to eat it.
Her head inclined ever so little in the direction of the half-scared, half-defiant "chicken."
Ben Haley meanwhile was rapidly stripping the chicken of its feathers.
The family cooks and eats the chicken, and the affected member is expected to recover at once.
Beef, veal, or chicken broth may be made in the same manner.
“Mrs Wilton came this afternoon and brought me a chicken and some wine and grapes,” said Jenny, at last.
Old English cicen "young fowl," which in Middle English came to mean "young chicken," then any chicken, from West Germanic *kiukinam (cf. Middle Dutch kiekijen, Dutch kieken, Old Norse kjuklingr, Swedish kyckling, German Küken "chicken"), from root *keuk- (echoic of the bird's sound and possibly also the root of cock (n.1)) + diminutive suffixes.
Adjective sense of "cowardly" is at least as old as 14c. (cf. hen-herte "a chicken-hearted person," mid-15c.). As the name of a game of danger to test courage, it is first recorded 1953. Chicken feed "paltry sum of money" is by 1897, American English slang; literal use (it is made from the from lowest quality of grain) by 1834. Chicken lobster "young lobster," is from c.1960s, American English, apparently from chicken in its sense of "young."
: had I written extensively about the mechanics of chicken sex
[homosexual senses perhaps fr late 19th-century sailor term for a boy who takes a sailor's fancy and whom he calls his chicken]