Cornish game hen

noun
variants: or less commonly Cornish hen

Definition of Cornish game hen

: a young chicken of the Cornish breed typically weighing under two pounds and suitable for roasting also : rock cornish hen

First Known Use of Cornish game hen

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Cornish game hen was in 1910

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“Cornish game hen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cornish%20game%20hen. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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