Associations to the word «Hen»

Pictures for the word «Hen»


HEN, adverb. (dialectal) Hence.
HEN, verb. (dialectal) To throw.
HEN, noun. A female chicken (Gallus gallus), particularly a sexually mature one kept for its eggs.
HEN, noun. A female of other bird species, particularly a sexually mature female fowl.
HEN, noun. (uncommon) A female fish or crustacean.
HEN, noun. (figuratively) (depreciatory) A woman, particularly
HEN, noun. (UK) (informal) A bride-to-be, particularly in the context of her "hen night" festivities.
HEN, noun. (figuratively) (pejorative) (uncommon) A henlike person of either sex.
HEN, noun. The hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), a bivalve shellfish.
HEN AND CHICKS, noun. Echeveria elegans, a succulent plant with smaller buds on the outside which later produce their own roots.
HEN DO, noun. (UK) A hen party.
HEN DOS, noun. Plural of hen do
HEN HARRIER, noun. A bird of prey, Circus cyaneus, which breeds in the northern parts of Eurasia and America.
HEN HARRIERS, noun. Plural of hen harrier
HEN HEARTED, adjective. Alternative form of hen-hearted
HEN HOUSE, noun. Alternative form of henhouse
HEN NIGHT, noun. A party held for a woman who is about to be married, normally attended only by female friends and relatives.
HEN NIGHTS, noun. Plural of hen night
HEN OF THE WOODS, noun. (mushrooms) An edible polypore mushroom, Grifola frondosa
HEN PARTIES, noun. Plural of hen party
HEN PARTY, noun. (British) A bachelorette party; a party held for a woman who is about to be married.
HEN PIGEON, noun. A female pigeon.
HEN PIGEONS, noun. Plural of hen pigeon

Dictionary definition

HEN, noun. Adult female chicken.
HEN, noun. Adult female bird.
HEN, noun. Flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing.
HEN, noun. Female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster.

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