chicken scratch definition

  • noun:
    • casual An instance of cramped or illegible handwriting: "his signature—an unforgeably idiosyncratic chicken scrape” ( Alex Shoumatoff).
    • Chicken feed composed of random blended grains such corn, grain, barley, sorghum and milling by-products.
    • Cramped or illegible handwriting.
    • a form of cross-stitch embroidery done on gingham textile.
    • confined or illegible handwriting

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