chooks

chook

[chook, chook]
noun
1.
Australian. a hen.
2.
Slang. a woman.
interjection
3.
(used as a call for poultry or pigs.)
Also, chookie [chook-ee, choo-kee] .


Origin:
1885–90; compare British dialect chuck, chook call to poultry, chuck3, chicken

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chook (tʃʊk)
 
vb
1.  See jook
 
n
2.  informal (Austral) Also called: chookie a hen or chicken
3.  informal (Austral) a woman, esp a more mature one
 
interj
4.  (Austral) a exclamation used to attract chickens
5.  he couldn't raffle a chook in a pub he is incapable of carrying out even the simplest of tasks

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