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chicken snake

a striped rat snake, Elaphe obsoleta, of the southeastern U.S., reaching a length of 4 to 7 feet (1.2 to 2.1 meter).
Origin of chicken snake
An Americanism dating back to 1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • One time me and my sister was spinning and old Mistress went to the well-house and she found a chicken snake and killed it.

  • He kills them as easily as he does the innocent “chicken snake” or the black constrictor.

    The Hunters' Feast Mayne Reid

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