Moon vs Chicken - What's the difference?

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As proper nouns the difference between moon and chicken

is that moon is the earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by while chicken is a cdp in alaska.

moon

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The largest satellite of Earth.
  • Any natural satellite of a planet.
  • (literary) A month, particularly a lunar month.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1737 , author=John Brickell , title=The natural history of North-Carolina , page=308-309 , passage=The number their age by Moons' or Winters, and say a Woman or a Man is so many '''Moons''' old, and so they do with all memorable Actions in life, accounting it to be so many '''Moons or Winters since such or such a thing happened. ''Note: in earlier modern English, many nouns were capitalized, similar to present day German. }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1822 , author=Thomas Love Peacock , title=Maid Marian , page=238 , passage=Many moons had waxed and waned when on the afternoon of a lovely summer day a lusty broad-boned knight was riding through the forest of Sherwood.}}
    (Shakespeare)
  • A crescent-like outwork in a fortification.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, Earth's largest natural satellite) Moon * (natural satellite of a planet) satellite, natural satellite * (month) calendar month, lunar month, month * See also

    Derived terms

    * blood moon * blue moon * crescent moon * full moon * half-moon, half moon * harvest moon * howl at the moon * hung the moon * hunter's moon * man in the moon * moon bear * moon-blind * moon cake * mooncalf * moon-face * moonfish * moonflower * moon guitar * mooning * moonish * moonlight * moonlit * moonly * moon pool * moonraker * moonsail * moonwalk * moonwort * moon zither * new moon * old moon * once in a blue moon * over the moon * phase of the moon * smuggler's moon * thumbnail moon * waning moon * waxing moon

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (colloquial) To display one's buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest
  • (colloquial) (usually followed by'' over''' ''or'' ' after ) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated with someone.
  • Sarah mooned over Sam's photograph for months.
    You've been mooning after her forever, why not just ask her out?
  • To spend time idly, absent-mindedly.
  • * 1898 , Joseph Conrad,
  • We were only three on board. The poor old skipper mooned in the cabin.
  • To expose to the rays of the Moon.
  • * Holland
  • If they have it to be exceeding white indeed, they seethe it yet once more, after it hath been thus sunned and mooned .

    See also

    * lunar * Moonie * Selene

    Anagrams

    * {l, en, mono}} 1000 English basic words ----

    chicken

    English

    (wikipedia chicken) (Gallus gallus) (Gallus gallus)

    Noun

  • (countable) A domestic fowl, Gallus gallus , especially when young
  • (uncountable) The meat from this bird eaten as food.
  • (countable, slang) A coward.
  • (countable, gay slang) A young, attractive, slim man, usually having little body hair. Compare chickenhawk
  • (countable, slang) A young or inexperienced person.
  • * 1887 , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet , III:
  • "This case will make a stir, sir," he remarked. "It beats anything I have seen, and I am no chicken ."
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • Stella is no chicken .
  • A confrontational game in which the participants move toward each other at high speed (usually in automobiles); the player who turns first to avoid colliding into the other is the chicken (, the loser.)
  • Don't play chicken with a freight train; you're guaranteed to lose.
  • The game of dare.
  • Synonyms

    * (bird) cock (male only), chook , hen (female only), rooster (male only) * (coward) * twink * (young inexperienced person) spring chicken * See also

    Derived terms

    * chicken and egg * chicken feed * chicken fillet * chickenhawk * chicken Kiev * chickenpox * chicken salt * chickenshit * like a chicken with its head cut off * like a chicken with the pip * play chicken * run around like a chicken with its head cut off * spring chicken

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • cowardly
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To avoid as a result of fear.
  • To develop physical or other characteristics resembling a chicken's, for example, bumps on the skin.
  • Derived terms

    * chicken out * chicken legs

    See also

    * egg * poultry * cockerel * hen