a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.
a hen that has been spayed for fattening Compare capon
noun 1. a Mediterranean wheat, Triticum turgidum, grown as a forage crop in the U.S.
[poo-lank] /puˈlɛ̃k/ noun 1. Francis [frahn-sees] /frɑ̃ˈsis/ (Show IPA), 1899–1963, French composer and pianist. /French pulɛ̃ːk/ noun 1. Francis (frɑ̃sis). 1899–1963, French composer; a member of Les Six. His works include the operas Les Mamelles de Tirésias (1947) and Dialogues des Carmélites (1957), and the ballet Les Biches (1924)
[pohlt] /poʊlt/ noun 1. a young fowl, as of the turkey, the pheasant, or a similar bird. /pəʊlt/ noun 1. the young of a gallinaceous bird, esp of domestic fowl /pʊlt/ noun 1. a fine plain-weave fabric of silk, rayon, nylon, etc, with slight ribs across it Also called poult-de-soie
[pohl-tis] /ˈpoʊl tɪs/ noun 1. a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc., applied hot as a medicament to the body. verb (used with object), poulticed, poulticing. 2. to apply a poultice to. /ˈpəʊltɪs/ noun 1. (med) Also called cataplasm. a local moist and often heated application for the skin consisting of substances […]