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.
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 DumasContext 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.
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.
5 Her home and her housekeeping, her parish and her poultry, and all their dependent concerns, had not yet lost their charms.
6 And she had a deal to mind in the way of poultry and the like, and minded of it, and come through.
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.
8 Chopped up, nettles are good for poultry; pounded, they are good for horned cattle.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE