Chicken-breasted
Chicken-breasted Chick"en-breast`ed, a. Having a narrow, projecting chest, caused by forward curvature of the vertebral column. [1913 Webster]

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  • chicken-breasted — adjective having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets • Syn: ↑pigeon breasted • Similar to: ↑unshapely * * * adjective see chicken breast …   Useful english dictionary

  • chicken-breasted — See chicken breast. * * * …   Universalium

  • chicken breast — chicken breasted, adj. chicken breastedness, n. Pathol. a congenital or acquired malformation of the chest in which there is abnormal projection of the sternum and the sternal region, often associated with rickets. Also called pigeon breast.… …   Universalium

  • Pigeon-breasted — Pi geon breast ed, a. Having a breast like a pigeon, the sternum being so prominent as to constitute a deformity; chicken breasted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigeon-breasted — adjective having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets • Syn: ↑chicken breasted • Similar to: ↑unshapely * * * adjective see pigeon breast * * * pigˈeon breastˈed or pigˈeon chested …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dorking (chicken) — Dorking A Silver Grey Dorking rooster. Other names Silver Grey Dorking. Country of origin Italy …   Wikipedia

  • Buckeye (chicken) — Infobox Chickenbreed name = Buckeye image caption = A Buckeye rooster in British Columbia status = Critical country = United States apa = Recognized by the APA (yes, if no leave blank) apagroup = American maleweight = 9 lbs femaleweight = 6.5 lbs …   Wikipedia

  • Wyandotte (chicken) — The Wyandotte is a breed of chicken originating in the United States. The first examples of the breed appeared in 1870s. Wyandottes are a docile, dual purpose breed kept for both eggs (Wyandottes are brown egg layers) and meat. They also appear… …   Wikipedia

  • American Game (chicken) — The American Game or American Game Bantam is a game breed of bantam chicken originating in the United States. Its colors include Black breasted Reds, Greys or Duckwings, Brown Reds, Black, White, Blue and many other colours. At least 27 Primary… …   Wikipedia

  • pi´geon-breast´ed|ness — pi|geon breast|ed «PIHJ uhn BREHS tihd», adjective. = chicken breasted. (Cf. ↑chicken breasted) –pi´geon breast´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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