hen

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  • Info Hen commonly refers to a female animal: a chicken, other poultry, game bird, or lobster. more...
  • A wild animal came into our camp during the night and carried away some newly-purchased hens. Cited from Across Coveted Lands, by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • To him, she was someone he could mother hen over, and he often did.
  • Today hen's oil will serve your purpose just as well. Cited from Tales of Giants from Brazil, by Elsie Spicer Eells
  • But we got to get a dog and some hens for you. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • "Do you mean people are going to give her hens?" she asked. Cited from Peggy in Her Blue Frock, by Eliza Orne White
  • You cannot feed even the dog or the horse or the hens so. Cited from The Hills of Hingham, by Dallas Lore Sharp
  • But if the first bird does not display it is almost certainly a hen.
  • It is the only year that the Blue Hens have lost eight games.
  • A hen will fly in and land on the ground near a singing male.
  • She didn't care, as a rule, to have anything to do with hens. Cited from The Tale of Miss Kitty Cat, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Eggs laid by the farm's hens can be purchased fresh every morning.
  • The middle daughter was sent out to look for her sister and the hen, but met the same fate.
  • You don't stop eating hens because they lay eggs, do you? Cited from Across the Fruited Plain, by Florence Crannell Means
  • This was the case of which one would come first the hen or the eggs.
  • If you want to see determination, look in a setting hen's eye. Cited from Football Days, by William H. Edwards
  • He had heard the noise of the hens and was coming to find out what it was all about. Cited from The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • The hen then commences a second round and may attack the first one.
  • The birds will block off the hole once the hen is ready.
  • It was very pretty, being no larger than half of a hen's egg. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Dec 1877, No. 2
  • She was also known to chase hens off their eggs in order to eat them.
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Synonyms of hen

Meaning of hen

  • noun Adult female chicken
  • noun Adult female bird
  • noun Flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing
  • noun Female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster