Definition of 'hen'
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It is the same with keeping hens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You pay loads of money to be a battery hen for the day. The Sun (2008)It shows a mother hen reading a bedtime story to an egg tucked up in bed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Space allows people to grow things or keep hens. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Maybe suggest she help organise your hen night as an alternative. The Sun (2012)My neighbours keep a few hens in their back yard. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It turned out that keeping hens was utterly simple and rewarding. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Has a great time partying on her hen night. The Sun (2010)From battery hen to free range in the blink of an eye. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's no difference between that and killing hen harriers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nobody is chuckling at fussy old Hen now. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The hen harriers look unlike to breed this year, but individuals are still around. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At the rear the light cruiser Held maintained a dignified straight course like a mother hen. BomberThey kept the hens on the streets -- there was nowhere else to keep them. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Can grouse and hen harriers co-exist? Times, Sunday Times (2007)I fear it could hasten the extinction of hen harriers in England. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I had lost my old Hen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'hen'
British English: hen /hɛn/ NOUN
A hen is a female chicken.
- American English: hen
- Arabic: دَجَاجَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: galinha
- Chinese: 母鸡
- Croatian: kokoš
- Czech: slepice
- Danish: høne
- Dutch: kip
- European Spanish: gallina
- Finnish: kana
- French: poule
- German: Henne
- Greek: κότα
- Italian: gallina
- Japanese: めんどり
- Korean: 암탉
- Norwegian: høne
- Polish: kura
- European Portuguese: galinha
- Romanian: găină
- Russian: курица
- Spanish: gallina
- Swedish: höna
- Thai: แม่ไก่
- Turkish: tavuk
- Ukrainian: курка
- Vietnamese: gà mái
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