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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a raffle (=a competition in which you win a prize if the number on your ticket is the same as the number on the prize) with chicken meat or sometimes a live chicken as a prize; used in Australian EnglishSubmitted from United Kingdom on 15/10/2014
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

    In Australia the Man Booker prize is sometimes seen as something of a chicken raffle.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/10/2014
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