A spring chicken is a young bird bred for the table. Earlier, chicks would not survive the cold winter months, so a chicken in spring was prized for its flavour. New England chicken farmers discovered that chickens born in spring fetched a better price than the old ones who had.
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a young and naive person,especially a young woman.(Usually in the negative.).