Chicken vs Liquor - What's the difference?
As a proper noun chicken
is a cdp in alaska.
As a noun liquor is
(obsolete) a liquid.
As a verb liquor is
to drink liquor, usually to excess.
(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:
* Jonathan Swift
- "This case will make a stir, sir," he remarked. "It beats anything I have seen, and I am 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.)
- Stella is no chicken .
The game of dare.
- Don't play chicken with a freight train; you're guaranteed to lose.
* (bird) cock (male only), chook , hen (female only), rooster (male only)
* (young inexperienced person) spring chicken
* See also
* chicken and egg
* chicken feed
* chicken fillet
* chicken Kiev
* chicken salt
* 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
To avoid as a result of fear.
To develop physical or other characteristics resembling a chicken's, for example, bumps on the skin.
* chicken out
* chicken legs
* liquour (obsolete)
(obsolete) A liquid.
(obsolete) A drinkable liquid.
A liquid obtained by cooking meat or vegetables (or both).
(chiefly, US) Strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation.
In process industry, a liquid in which a desired reaction takes place, e.g. pulping liquor is a mixture of chemicals and water which breaks wood into its components, thus facilitating the extraction of cellulose.
* (strong alcoholic drink) spirits (British and Australasian English)
* (liquid obtained by cooking food) stock, pot liquor (American English), broth, bouillon
* hold one's liquor
* liquor lounge
* liquor store
To drink liquor, usually to excess.
To cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.
(obsolete) To grease.
- Liquor fishermen's boots.
- (Francis Bacon)