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spring chicken

n. a young and naive person, especially a young woman. (Usually in the negative.) Well, I may not be a spring chicken, but I got some spizzerinktum left.
See also: chicken, spring
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That's how the spring chicken is," declares the Easterner.
As no spring chicken myself, well into my sixth decade, I would like to make it clear that Mr Makin's age has no bearing on my contempt for his malicious and unfounded attacks.
OK, he has turned 35 - in Premier League terms, no spring chicken.
Brian has wanted to manage Wales for a long time and he won't mindmesaying he's no spring chicken these days.
I am no spring chicken but I am, time willing, learning to speak Welsh.
At the age of 29, Taylor was the spring chicken of Blues' back four against Bristol City.
Stir-fried chicken and king prawns with crunch vegetables and cashew nuts in shredded potato basket Sizzling beef with green peppers in black bean sauce Gongbo diced spring chicken Quick-fried king prawns in chilli and garlic salt Stir-fried shredded pork with cucumber Crispy shredded Szechuan beef HEI HEI Restaurant.
Saturday features performances from the Hereburg Morris side and local band Spring Chicken.
VIV is no spring chicken, and it comes as no surprise to anyone but her to discover that she can't have children.
A receptionist at the clinic said: "One 76-year-old has been behaving like a spring chicken.
Would customers think twice before digging into the Spicy Buffalo Wings, Low-Carb Steak or Combo Fajitas, Black & Bleu Burger Wrap, Ruby's Ribeye, Spring Chicken Salad, or Cajun Chicken Salad if they knew that each had roughly 1,000 calories?
He is 31 and he might not be a spring chicken any more but his experience will be important and I think he can form a formidable partnership with Leon Jackson in the middle of the park.
Items to choose from include Red Ginger Sampler of Malaysian-Style Otak Otak, Lemongrass Chicken Skewers, Charred Salmon Salad and Crispy Crab Wonton; Wagyu Beef Phad Thai made with Stir-Fried Rice Noodles, Marinated Wagyu Beef, tofu, bean sprouts, chives, tamarind sauce, and crushed peanuts; Ayam Percik, or roasted spring chicken with fragrant spices, coconut pandan rice and assorted Tagaytay leafy greens; Hoisin-Glazed Australian Lamb Cutlets in Asian Herb Salad, Oven-Dried Tomatoes and coconut crumbs with steamed jasmine rice; and Babi Pongteh, or Nyonya-style slow-braised pork with preserved yellow beans, black mushrooms, and traditional vegetable achara with steamed jasmine rice.
Spring chicken paella Serves 4-5 Ingredients 6 chicken thighs, skin-on 2 tbsp plain flour 3 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced 400g paella rice 1 tsp sweet paprika 2 good pinches saffron Zest and juice 2 lemons 1.
With Phil not being a spring chicken and also coming back from a knee injury it's tough on him to play out there every week.