poulard

or pou·larde

[ poo-lahrd ]
/ puˈlɑrd /

noun

a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.

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Origin of poulard

1725–35; <French, equivalent to poule hen (see pullet) + -ard-ard
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.

  • Of course, everyone who comes to the Mount has heard of Mme. Poulard.

    Brittany|Mortimer Menpes and Dorothy Menpes
  • Here you find yourself in an absolute wilderness of Poulard.

    Brittany|Mortimer Menpes and Dorothy Menpes

British Dictionary definitions for poulard

poulard

poularde

/ (ˈpuːlɑːd) /

noun

a hen that has been spayed for fatteningCompare capon

Word Origin for poulard

C18: from Old French pollarde, from polle hen; see pullet
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