chicken snake


Definition of chicken snake

Examples of chicken snake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bald eagles rearing young, spawning bass, beehives, herons in a rookery and a chicken snake slithering up a cypress tree were some of the simple, yet wondrous sights Dance has experienced recently. Matt Wyatt,, 16 May 2020 They are also called black ratsnake, black snake, cow snake or chicken snake. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of chicken snake

1698, in the meaning defined above

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“Chicken snake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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