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Definitions of hen

  1. Domestic fowl, without regard to sex. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. adult female bird Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The female of the domestic fowl; also, the female of grouse, pheasants, or any kind of birds; as, the heath hen; the gray hen. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The female of a bird, especially the domestic fowl. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The female of any bird, esp. of the domestic fowl. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The female of birds. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A female fowl or bird. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The female of any bird, but especially of the domestic fowl. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The female of any kind of fowl. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for hen

  1. He had took a few snifters, and was feelin' melancholy over them papers, and I tried to cheer him up by tellin' him jest what I've told you, that as long as I had my roll back, I wouldn't care about all the hen tracks that spoiled nice white paper. – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  2. Then they leave go of each other and stand round the fox, and the leader, the hen says, " What are you doing, old fox?" – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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