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chickens, plural;
  1. Cowardly
    • - they were too chicken to follow the murderers into the mountains
  1. Withdraw from or fail in something through lack of nerve
    • - the referee chickened out of giving a penalty
  1. A domestic fowl kept for its eggs or meat, esp. a young one

  2. Meat from such a bird
    • - roast chicken
  3. A game in which the first person to lose nerve and withdraw from a dangerous situation is the loser

  4. A coward

  5. (among homosexuals) An adolescent male

  1. easily frightened
  2. the flesh of a chicken used for food
  3. a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
  4. wimp: a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
  5. a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
  6. The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Jungle Fowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, and with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. ...
  7. Chicken is L.A. rock band Ednaswap's first and only EP. It was recorded after the band left Eastwest Records and was signed to Island Records, and came out a year before their full-length Island debut, Wacko Magneto.
  8. Chicken is the meat derived from chickens. It is the most common type of poultry in the world, and is prepared as food in a wide variety of ways, varying by region and culture.
  9. The game of Chicken, also known as the Hawk-Dove or Snowdrift game, is an influential model of conflict for two players in game theory. ...
  10. Chicken can be used, usually by gay men referring to other gay men, to mean a young gay man or young appearing gay man - stereotypically describing an adolescent youth, usually one with an innocent nature. (Warning: explicit content)
  11. Twink or twinkie is a gay slang term describing a young or young-looking gay man (in his late teens or early twenties) with a slender build, little or no body hair, and no facial hair. In some societies, the term chick or chicken is preferred. ...
  12. A domestic fowl, Gallus gallus, especially when young; The meat from this bird eaten as food; A coward; A young, attractive, slim man, usually having little body hair. Cf. ...
  13. (Chickens) n.: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.
  14. (CHICKENS) 4 to 6 weeks of age: for each 1000 birds, use 5 fluid ounce (150 ml) of Wazine-34 in 10 U.S. gallons (38 liters) of drinking water.
  15. (Chickens) Lobsters that weigh between 1 pound and 1 1/4 pounds.
  16. (Chickens) Name used for police agents in the Netherlands.
  17. (Chickens) To dream of seeing a brood of chickens, denotes worry from many cares, some of which of which will prove to your profit. Young or half grown chickens, signify fortunate enterprises, but to make them so you will have to exert your physical strength. ...
  18. (Chickens) We were in a restaurant in England and our roadie, Trog said to the North of England waitress, "I think I'll have a chook" and she panicked and grabbed a bucket for him.
  19. Chickens are afraid to lose anything. Their fear overrides their need to make profits and so they turn only to money-market securities or get out of the markets entirely. ...
  20. New player who is currently on the beginners quest
  21. scared; afraid. (This is a very popular adjective)
  22. The Tailies successfully caught, killed and cooked up a feral chicken. However, chickens have not been seen near the main camp. ("The Other 48 Days")
  23. This bird, taken from the jungles of southeastern Asia around 1400 B.C., has become a popular food fowl throughout the world. Boiler-fryers are 2.5 months old; roasters are 8 months old; stewing chickens are 10 to 18 months old.
  24. 2 drumsticks or 1 chicken breast (110 g)
  25. Technically this is the term to describe a bird, either male or female of the current seasons breeding.