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  • n  flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
  • n  young hen usually less than a year old

  • The man in charge said, 'Hold on there; wait a minute there; before you pull out that pullet hold on a minute; let us get down the NRA rule book and look through it.
  • Egg, small egg, duck egg, goose egg, guinea egg, robin's egg, pigeon egg, quail egg, small pullet's egg, banty egg; walnut, English walnut, hulled walnut, hull of walnut, pecan .
  • First prize (a strictly functional Leghorn pullet) went to Tom Currie of Southport, Conn, for his "man"a creature with a flat, streamlined head atop a flying-saucer body.
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  • William Dampier in guardian.co.uk
    William Dampier, a 17th-century British pirate based on the Galápagos islands, described them as "extraordinary large and fat, and so sweet, that no pullet eats more pleasantly".

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