barnyard fowl


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barnyard fowl

those avian species commonly kept on general purpose farms, e.g. ducks, geese, chickens.
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Originally called "The Ugly Duckling or the Aesthetically Challenged Barnyard Fowl," the play is by Anthony Drew and George Stiles; it first opened in England in 1993.
A group of Provence-inspired designs includes Garden, Golden and Olive in the expected greens and yellows; and the ubiquitous barnyard fowl pops up in a rug named, appropriately, Rooster.
And Marjorie Main is an "irresistible old buzzard with a voice that squawked like a barnyard fowl.