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Pullet

pullet
A young hen, or female of the domestic fowl. Pullet sperm, the treadle of an egg.
Origin: OE. Polete, OF. Polete, F. Poulette, dim. Of poule a hen, fr. L. Pullus a young animal, a young fowl.
See: foal, and cf. Poult, Poultry, pool stake.


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