leghorn leghorn  /ˈlɛɡ hɔrn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown

Usage(s):

  • A leghorn named White Flyer escapes in the transfer from box to scale and flies into heavy brush a hundred feet away.

News

  • Chicken or the Egg

    New organization teaches the art of chicken farming. by Louis Goggans Robert "Curly" Birkholz is a firm believer in the old adage "Everything happens for a reason." A couple years ago, a stray White Leghorn chicken flew into Birkholz and his fiancée's backyard in Rosemark, a small town in north Shelby County.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Memphis Flyer

Quotes

  1. "The chicken that Mundine is talking to is of the same mentality as 'Choc'," Green said. "While he's talking to a caged chicken, I'm like Foghorn Leghorn, still crowing about being the WBA light-heavyweight champion of the world. He obviously...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Danny Green Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Wes was this little, short guy who had his chest puffed out like the chicken hawk on that old Foghorn Leghorn cartoon," Leach said. "And by the third game, he was one of our starting receivers."
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Mike Leach Source: Los Angeles Times

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