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chick

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chick

noun \ˈchik\

: a baby bird; especially : a baby chicken

: a woman or girl

Full Definition of CHICK

1
a :  a domestic chicken; especially :  one newly hatched
b :  the young of any bird
2
:  child
3
slang :  girl, woman

Examples of CHICK

  1. a mother hen and her chicks
  2. <those innocent little chicks can scarcely imagine what life has in store for them>

Origin of CHICK

Middle English chyke, alteration of chiken
First Known Use: 15th century

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