1. domesticated chicken: 'The chooks got out last night and it took me half an hour to round them all up again';
2. chicken slaughtered for eating: 'frozen chooks"; "barbecued chook';
3. chicken meat;
4. woman: 'a nice old chook';
5. affectionate name for a young female;
6. silly person;
7. call to chickens

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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