[ noun ] (zoology) adult male chicken
Used in print(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
The ungainly bird thing ran_away , and to David its croaking sounded like the crowing of a tormented rooster .(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)
date of laying , length of incubation_period , number of chicks reaching the first week , second week , fifth week , weight of hen , size of rooster 's wattles and_so_on , all scrawled out in a hand that looked more Chinese than English , the most jagged and sprawling Alex had ever seen .