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 n.  domestic fowls reared for eating, or for their eggs or feathers, such as cocks and hens, capons, turkeys, ducks, and geese
Classic Sentence:
1  And she was sent into the kitchen, and made to fetch wood and water, to blow the fire, pluck the poultry, pick the herbs, sift the ashes, and do all the dirty work.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Context  Highlight   In CAT-SKIN
2  I have always heard how cheap poultry is in Italy; I should think a fowl is worth about twelve sous at Rome.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare.
3  In short, so mean and untidy did Tientietnikov's mode of life become, that not only his servants, but even his very poultry ceased to treat him with respect.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
4  The attendants have turned the entrance hall where the petitioners usually wait into a poultry yard, and the geese and goslings go poking their beaks between people's legs.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
5  Her home and her housekeeping, her parish and her poultry, and all their dependent concerns, had not yet lost their charms.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 38
6  And she had a deal to mind in the way of poultry and the like, and minded of it, and come through.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 63. A VISITOR
7  They're off the main road, like we are, but they did get to the Calverts and they stole all their stock and poultry and got all the darkies to run off with them-- Sally began.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  Chopped up, nettles are good for poultry; pounded, they are good for horned cattle.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  Nothing has happened since the poultry was all removed - to the last feather - on Saturday afternoon.
2  List the vertebrate pests that commonly cause problems at cattle feedlots, dairies, and poultry.
3  Their poultry are kept in the yard.