Definitions starting with F

ID #3798

fowl egg

n. 1. [also Krio KED] a chicken egg, as opposed to that of other birds, turtles, etc.: I give the eggs—fowl eggs. And you lick it up with a little piece of alawis till it come black (Acklins). (Black)

2. [cf. colloq. US goose-egg idem] the swelling from a bump on the head. (Abaco, San Sal.)

Tags: anatomy, animal, food, noun

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Last update: 2010-12-05 20:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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