Rhode Island red

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rhode Island red American breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chicken
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Usage

In literature:

Rhode Island Reds 8 1/2 lbs.
"Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry" by Pratt Food Co.
There isn't a single thoroughbred Rhode Island Red hereabouts.
"The Golden Bird" by Maria Thompson Daviess
She said she wanted a red cow to match her Rhode Island Reds.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
Rhode Island Reds, Alfred asserted, were superior as farm chickens.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
He'd cornered our pet Rhode Island Red rooster and nipped out a mouthful of tail feathers.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
The Plymouth Rock, Wyandotte, Rhode Island Red, and Orpington are the leading general-purpose breeds.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
And they look like people, and the Rhode Island Reds don't.
"Peggy in Her Blue Frock" by Eliza Orne White
The principal commercial types of this general purpose group are Plymouth Rocks, Wyandottes and Rhode Island Reds.
"A Living from the Land" by William B. Duryee
The modern exhibition Rhode Island Red is of a dark brownish red in color.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
Last week he stole one of my best Rhode Island Reds.
"The Wishing Well" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In poetry:

Next came the steady Continental Line,
Rhode Island, and New Jersey, breast to breast,
Ready to tread the hot and smoking wine
From War's red clusters pressed.
"Arms And The Man - The Lines Around Yorktown" by James Barron Hope

In news:

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is followed by members of the media May 21, 2012 as he departs the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Providence, R.I.
The implosion of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company left the state of Rhode Island with a $100 million mess _ and Paul DeBlois with a clock.
Rhode Island lawmakers will face more red ink when they return to the Statehouse next year to begin the process of crafting a state budget .
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, center, departs the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Providence, R.I. After he met with the agency to discuss the finances of his troubled video company.
Curt Schilling declared bankruptcy for his 38 Studios video game company months ago, but the state of Rhode Island will not let the former Boston Red Sox pitcher off the hook that easy.
Curt Schilling may have declared bankruptcy for his failed video game company months ago, but the state of Rhode Island will not let the former Boston Red Sox pitcher off the hook that easy.
Rhode Island lawmakers will face more red ink when they return to the Statehouse next year to begin the process of crafting a state budget.
A biologist in Connecticut first spotted the invasive, red Asian seaweed washed up on a beach in Rhode Island in 2009.
Rhode Island lawmakers will face more red ink.
"Red," a Rhode Island Red hen owned by Jamie Morin, struts her stuff during the Urban Chicken and Garden Tour in Camas.
The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Red Cross honored local heroes today, at their annual Flag Day Community Heroes Celebration.
0 Gary DiSarcina, shown playing for the Angels in 1998, is leaving his post as special assistant to Angels GM Jerry Dipoto to join the Boston Red Sox organization as manager of its triple-A team in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island's Economic Development Corp. Board has met on possible litigation related to the state's $75 million loan guarantee to former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company.
Rhode Island lawmakers will face more red ink when they return to the State House next year to begin the process of crafting a state budget.
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling asked the state of Rhode Island for additional help to save his video game company last week.
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