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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

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

Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
Coco Chanel

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

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

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
Samuel Butler
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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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