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

  • A leghorn named White Flyer escapes in the transfer from box to scale and flies into heavy brush a hundred feet away.
  • The leghorn was big enough, but it was big the wrong (horizontal) way; theatergoers could still manage to see over it to the stage.
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  • 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 ]
    June 27, 2013 - The Memphis Flyer

  • Danny Green in Sydney Morning Herald
    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...
  • Mike Leach in Los Angeles Times
    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."

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