from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young hen that has been spayed for fattening.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pullet from which the ovaries have been removed to produce fattening; hence, a fat pullet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A young hen fattened for the table; a spayed hen.
Supplied by Hugo Denoyer, aka the "butcher of the stars" ( "stars" refers to Michelin-starred restaurants and also to Paris celebrities), a poulard is a young hen that has been spayed.
In particular, a type of chicken known as poulard -- young hens that have been
In the mean time, we ordered a poulard or two to be roasted, and these, wrapped in a napkin, were put into the boot of the coach, together with bread, wine, and water.
Here he thought he might safely indulge himself with a comfortable meal; accordingly he bespoke a poulard for dinner, and while that was preparing, went forth to view the city and harbour.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong A poulard dish at Amber "Le Mans" Poulard
The renowned La Mère Poulard inn on Mont-Saint-Michel markets the cookies under its brand name (www. mere-poulard.fr