chicken wire

noun

Definition of chicken wire

  1. :  a light galvanized wire netting of hexagonal mesh

Origin and Etymology of chicken wire

from its use for making enclosures for chickens


First Known Use: circa 1904


CHICKEN WIRE Defined for English Language Learners

chicken wire

noun

Definition of chicken wire for English Language Learners

  • : a type of strong wire that is used especially to make fences

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