Langshan

[ lang-shan ]
/ ˈlæŋ ʃæn /

noun

one of a breed of large, black or white, white-skinned Asiatic domestic chickens, having a single comb and feathered shanks and producing dark-brown eggs.

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Origin of Langshan

1870–75; after Langshan (Chinese lángshān), county and town in N China
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Example sentences from the Web for Langshan

  • De ole lady tell Abe ter run Langshan out fo he wake up de ole man, but Lawd er mussy!

    Bypaths in Dixie|Sarah Johnson Cocke
  • The principal so-called meat breeds are the Brahma, Cochin, and Langshan.

    Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett
  • Er big ole Langshan rooster, jes like dat varmint out yondr.

    Bypaths in Dixie|Sarah Johnson Cocke
  • I wants Mistis ter come back in one dese big Langshan hens, so you wont git so lonesome, dats whut I wants.

    Bypaths in Dixie|Sarah Johnson Cocke