MEANING: noun:
1. Any of various hawks believed to be preying on chickens.
2. A person who favors military action, yet has avoided military service.

ETYMOLOGY: From the slang usage of the word chicken for a coward and hawk for someone who pursues an aggressive policy. Earliest documented use: 1827.

SCHICKENHAWK - having just had a close shave, it's now called a bald eagle

CHICKINHAWK - the raptor just raided the henhouse

CHICKENHARK - what you wake up saying when the rooster gets laryngitis