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chicken tree
 n.— «Trees are bulldozed and pulled, Segura explained, if they’re so-called “chicken” trees or others that don’t have value to the landowner or won’t cause issues later that could clog the ditches being cleaned out in the first place.» —“Government work on private land no easy task” by Steven K. Landry Daily Iberian (New Iberia, Lousiana) Feb. 10, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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