Origin of pouleFr, hen: see poultry
Poule is defined as a prostitute in French slang.
An example of poule is who someone may meet in the red-light district of Paris.
- Le chat (cat), le cochon (pig), even la poule (hen) may all be part of flirting.
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- The Cornette blanche of Arques, the Poule au p81 of the peasant, successes as a lover and a dashing spirit, have combined to surround Henry IV.