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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chick·en /ˈʧɪkṇ, ||kǝŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chick·en n.
 1. A young bird or fowl, esp. a young barnyard fowl.
 2. A young person; a child; esp. a young woman; a maiden; same as spring chicken. “Stella is no chicken.”
 Chicken cholera, a contagious disease of fowls; -- so called because first studied during the prevalence of a cholera epidemic in France. It has no resemblance to true cholera.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : easily frightened [syn: chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered,
             yellow, yellow-bellied]
      n 1: the flesh of a chicken used for food [syn: poulet, volaille]
      2: a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have
         been developed from the red jungle fowl [syn: Gallus
      3: a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
         [syn: wimp, crybaby]
      4: a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is
         continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops