also pou·larde  (po͞o-lärd′)
A young hen that has been spayed for fattening.

[French poularde, from poule, hen, from Old French, from Latin pulla, feminine of pullus, young of an animal, chicken; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈpuːlɑːd) or


(Animals) a hen that has been spayed for fattening. Compare capon
[C18: from Old French pollarde, from polle hen; see pullet]
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or pou•larde


a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.
[1725–35; < French, =poule hen + -ard -ard]
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The Tatar, recollecting that it was Stepan Arkadyevitch's way not to call the dishes by the names in the French bill of fare, did not repeat them after him, but could not resist rehearsing the whole menus to himself according to the bill:--"Soupe printaniere, turbot, sauce Beaumarchais, poulard a l'estragon, macedoine de fruits...etc.," and then instantly, as though worked by springs, laying down one bound bill of fare, he took up another, the list of wines, and submitted it to Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Happy, Sangkap, Yoshinoya, La Mare Poulard, ALTA by Relik, Tropical Hut, Rossini Ristorante Italiano, Kowloon House - Bangkal Makati, Recovery Food, Three Guys And A Grill, Uncle Moe's Shawarma Hub, Buddy's, Cabalen, Easy, Tiger, Pep Squad Events, AXA Philippines, Tang, and Hearty Bread, Zomato was able to distribute around 2,000 meals in less fortunate communities in Metro Manila.
Except that we were inside La Mere Poulard, on the ground floor of SM Aura.
Clement Damotte of La Mere Poulard had a crispy camembert with Normandy sauce.
(21.) Poulard F, Dimet J, Martin-Lefevre L, Bontemps F, Fiancette M, Clementi E, et al.
Also participating are Clement Damotte (La Mere Poulard Manila, Taguig City); Dino Ferrari (Paris Delice, Makati City); Michael Aspiras (Le Petit Souffle, Makati City); Justin Baradas (Restaurant 101, Taguig City); Marc Aubry (Sagana Epicerie and Bistro, Taguig City); Jonathan Bouthiaux (Samira, Tagaytay City); Julien Cosse (Spiral Manila of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City); Pierre Cornelis (Vatel Restaurant, Manila City); and Richard Amado (La Vie Parisienne, Cebu City).
8 (SUNA)- President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, received in his office at the Republican Palace Monday a delegation of the French Poulard Company - Africa Sector, headed by its General Manager.
10) Le Romancer, M., Poulard, C., Cohen, P., Sentis, S., Renoir, J.M.
Ethiopia is mentioned to be centre of origin for Abyssinian hard wheat, poulard wheat, emmer, Polish wheat, barley, grain sorghum, pearl millet, African millet, cowpea, flax, teff, sesame, castor bean, garden cress, coffee, okra, myrrh and indigo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page).
Hebrard begin with "Rosalie of the Poulard Nation," but spend less time on her story than that of her family.