poule

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From French poule.

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poule (plural poules)

  1. A girl, a young woman, especially seen as promiscuous; a slut. [from 1920s]
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 369:
      ‘Where are the Delages taking you?’ ‘Dinner at…somewhere terribly smart. They'll pretend I'm a poule they picked up in the street.’

Etymology 2[edit]

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poule (plural poules)

  1. Obsolete form of pool (in various senses)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulla, feminine of pullus.

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poule f (plural poules)

  1. hen (female chicken)
  2. (slang) chick, bird (woman)
  3. (card games) pool
  4. pool, group (stage of a competition before the knockout stages)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulla, feminine form of pullus.

Noun[edit]

poule f (plural poules)

  1. hen

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