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Definition of Hen

Hen

  1. The female of the domestic fowl; also, the female of grouse, pheasants, or any kind of birds; as, the heath hen; the gray hen.

Hen Quotations

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.
Margaret Thatcher

There was an old man with a beard, who said: 'It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard.
Edward Lear

A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.
Mark Twain

If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Nikita Khrushchev
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Hen Translations

hen in Afrikaans is hoender
hen in Dutch is kippevlees, kip
hen in French is poulet, poularde
hen in German is Huhn, Henne
hen in Italian is gallina
hen in Latin is gallina
hen in Portuguese is galinha, frango
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