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See definition of hen on Dictionary.com
  • as inchicken
  • as infowl
  • as inpoultry

synonyms for hen

  • poultry
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cockerel
  • pullet
  • rooster
  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • gump
  • heeler
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How to use hen in a sentence

That is not the case with egg-laying hens, which have been bred to put all their energy toward laying.
WHY THE US EGG INDUSTRY IS STILL KILLING 300 MILLION CHICKS A YEARTOVE K. DANOVICHAPRIL 12, 2021VOX
In chickens, the hen controls whether the resulting chick is male or female.
WHY THE US EGG INDUSTRY IS STILL KILLING 300 MILLION CHICKS A YEARTOVE K. DANOVICHAPRIL 12, 2021VOX
All the eggs produced by hens sexed with this technology are sold under the Respeggt brand, free from chick culling.
WHY THE US EGG INDUSTRY IS STILL KILLING 300 MILLION CHICKS A YEARTOVE K. DANOVICHAPRIL 12, 2021VOX
File this under, “Sure, I’ll watch your hens,” said the fox.
THE OUTRÉ ART OF PEGGINGEUGENE ROBINSONDECEMBER 14, 2020OZY
You can look at the number of hens laying eggs in this country.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN EVERYONE STAYS HOME TO EAT? (EP. 412)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
What can be prettier than a brood of chickens with a good motherly hen, like the one in this picture!
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
“Well, Hen knows how to kill snakes, but maybe she is a poor judge of character,” laughed Amy.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
The storm hath passed;I hear the birds rejoice; the hen,Returned into the road again,Her cheerful notes repeats.
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
Their manner of talking has been compared to the clucking of a hen, and by the Dutch to the "gobbling of a turkeycock."
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HEN

  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • cockerel
  • gump
  • heeler
  • hen
  • poultry
  • pullet
  • rooster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.