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poult

[pohlt] /poʊlt/
noun
1.
a young fowl, as of the turkey, the pheasant, or a similar bird.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English pult(e); syncopated variant of pullet
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British Dictionary definitions for poult

poult1

/pəʊlt/
noun
1.
the young of a gallinaceous bird, esp of domestic fowl
Word Origin
C15: syncopated variant of pouletpullet

poult2

/pʊlt/
noun
1.
a fine plain-weave fabric of silk, rayon, nylon, etc, with slight ribs across it Also called poult-de-soie
Word Origin
C20: from French; of unknown origin; compare paduasoy
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