Chicken Little


  • A Little Chicken Popped Out
    A Little Chicken Popped Out
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chicken Little a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling
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In literature:

Mary preferred to raise flowers and fluffy little chickens.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
The little boy looked very full of chicken and joyfulness.
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The little chicken struggles and flutters her wings.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
As soon as the little chicken was out he went scritch, scratch, with his little foot.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Obey me, or I will slay ye all, as a kite swoops upon little chickens!
"In Court and Kampong" by Hugh Clifford
She returned with chicken and ham, cold apple-tart and cream, and a little jug of cider.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
But mine was a chicken, and before I thought I cut his poor little pink head off with my spoon.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
I like kittens and little chickens.
"A Modern Cinderella" by Amanda M. Douglas
A little salt pork boiled with the chickens, improves them.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
All the little chicks tried to run home to the chicken coop.
"Prince and Rover of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
But the little chickens didn't have any breakfast at all.
"Bobby of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
Out back was about a hundred little wire chicken corrals filled with chickens.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
The little girl was in despair, and at once confided Sassy's delinquency to the eldest brother, who knew a great deal about chickens.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
Then lard them as chickens, dust a little flour over, and roast them slowly in a tin oven.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Chicken Little was frightened, though at first, only for poor foolish little Huz.
"Chicken Little Jane on the Big John" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
Moreover, they kept pigs and chickens and geese, and two dear little goats that gave them milk.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
Mrs. Sawbridge, perhaps erring on the side of discretion, had consumed a little soup and a wing of chicken in her own room.
"The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
But you poor little picked chicken, you may!
"Two Little Women" by Carolyn Wells
There some cold chicken and a little Madeira were found.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
Little chickens, tender and winsome as they are, early discover the same disposition.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various

In poetry:

THE little moths are creeping
Across the cottage pane;
On the floor the chickens gather,
And they make talk and complain.
"Interior" by Padraic Colum
She speaks and the chickens gather,
And they make talk and complain,
While the little moths are creeping
Across the cottage pane.
"Interior" by Padraic Colum
The buffalo cannot that place come near,
Where young pigs squeak, or little chickens cry:
Neither can Satan on the spot appear,
Whence holy prayers are preferr'd on high.
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard

In news:

County Welcomes Chicken Little And Alike .
With little but its amusing name to guide me, I order jungle chicken ($9.95) from the large menu.
A Billionaire 's Jail Cell: Chicken-fried Steak, Little Privacy.
The Chicken used to be a little delivery outfit up in the 'hood, a real Chucktown original.
The Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host a chicken salad and soup sale through Jan 12.
The first time I ever had curried chicken salad was at a little cafe in a tiny hippie town in the mountains of Vermont.
Mets find home for Little Jerry Seinfeld in chicken flap .
Not to be Chicken Little or anything, but just because the sky isn't falling now doesn't mean it won't sooner or later.
A Billionaire's Jail Cell: Chicken- fried Steak, Little Privacy.
Last year, Olivia chef James Holmes opened Lucy's, which has become a haven for those who love the fried chicken at Olivia but want something a little more casual and comfort-food-oriented.
The Mets' Chicken Little Jerry Seinfeld's is Spared Deep Fryer Fate.
Filibuster Chicken Little- ism .
It's Chicken Little- ism .
Pizza, chicken prevail at the lovable little Keats Pub.
Ground chicken generally has little or no fat.