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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEN

And once or twice he has got as mad as a hen at her for smilin'.

An elderly lady whom you do not happen to like; sometimes called, also, a hen, or cat.

She followed cautiously, and under a butte far from the Hen she found Jake's camp.

Once when Daisy had some little kittens she put them in a hen's nest.

It lays in the bringin' up, as the duck said when the hen tried to swim.'

Don't begin to yell or we'll have that hen convention in the parlor down on us.

They haven't any more business sense than a hen, the heft of 'em ain't.

A hen is all right in her place, but she don't belong in a peacock cage.

Angelelli laughed his thin laugh, like a hen cackling over its nest.

I'll be about as free as a settin' hen under a barrel, I will.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HEN

chicken

nounfarm fowl
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.