- a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.
Origin of poulard
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Of course, everyone who comes to the Mount has heard of Mme. Poulard.
Here you find yourself in an absolute wilderness of Poulard.
I'm going back and sit with Mme. Poulard Ain till it's time to go.
But come on; let's go up to Mme. Poulard Ain and eat the omelet, and then we can climb around some.
Poulard greets you everywhere, written in large black letters on a white ground.
- a hen that has been spayed for fatteningCompare capon
C18: from Old French pollarde, from polle hen; see pullet
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