- a young fowl, as of the turkey, the pheasant, or a similar bird.
Origin of poult
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This is about the quantity for a turkey poult: a very large turkey will take nearly twice as much.The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual
Poult′ry, domestic fowls; Poult′ry-yard, a yard where poultry are confined and bred.
She also sent to a Parisian milliner for two new bonnets, and had her measure taken for a poult de Lyon dress.Strange Stories
- the young of a gallinaceous bird, esp of domestic fowl
Word Origin for poult
- a fine plain-weave fabric of silk, rayon, nylon, etc, with slight ribs across itAlso called: poult-de-soie