Words nearby prairie chicken
Origin of prairie chicken
Examples from the Web for prairie chicken
The habits of this bird are like those of the quail and prairie-chicken, both of which belong to the same zoological family.The Dollar Hen|Milo M. Hastings
The flying turkey will not shrink, as the prairie-chicken does, when receiving and carrying off lead.
"The—the prairie-chicken," said Nancy, to make him feel that he was quite forgiven.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
Wild turkeys and prairie-chicken tasted much better than bacon, Polly said, and she learned to cook them herself.Stories of California|Ella M. Sexton
The prairie-chicken is now extinct in many of the Western States where it was once well known.