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chicken hawk any of various hawks that prey or are thought to prey on barnyard fowl, esp. chickens.
chicken out (informal) to refrain from doing an intended thing because of fear; to lose one's courage to do something.
chicken pox a contagious viral disease, usu. of children, that produces fever and skin eruptions.
chicken wire a flexible wire netting, usu. of hexagonal mesh, esp. for chicken coop enclosures and other light barriers.
chicken-fried dipped in batter or coated with flour and seasonings and fried.
chicken-hearted (informal) cowardly; timid.
chicken-livered (informal) cowardly; timid.
city chicken see "mock chicken."
mock chicken pork, veal, or other meat that has been minced, molded, breaded, and braised to resemble a cooked chicken leg; city chicken.
Mother Carey's chicken any of various small marine birds, esp. the storm petrel.
prairie chicken either of two henlike grouse of the North American prairies that have reddish, brownish, black, and white feathers; prairie hen; prairie fowl.
spring chicken a young chicken suitable for broiling or frying.