chicken scratch

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Noun[edit]

chicken scratch (plural chicken scratches)

  1. Chicken feed consisting of random mixed grains such as corn, wheat, barley, sorghum and milling by-products.
  2. (informal) Cramped or illegible handwriting.
  3. A type of cross-stitch embroidery done on gingham fabric.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (illegible handwriting): scrawl
  • (embroidery): Amish embroidery

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