Origin of prairie chicken
Words nearby prairie chicken
How to use prairie chicken in a sentence
He stands, one assumes on a porch, which overlooks a prairie.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Wearing the right foot of a chicken was considered good luck.
While the chicken today might be the least exotic bird one can think of, it was once a gift that wowed kings.
The chicken, to this day, is valued for its medicinal properties.
In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
This, thought I, is a dismal-looking outcome—two men and a dead horse left high and dry on the sun-flooded prairie.
Not while I had the open prairie underfoot and the summer sky above, and hands to strike a blow or pull a trigger.
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
"We'll be blamed lucky if we don't run into a prairie-fire before mornin'," Piegan grumbled.