Definition of 'mother hen'
Example sentences containing 'mother hen'
Bomber Christianity Today (2000)
I was like a mother hen.The Sun (2009)
Like a terrier she has fought for contemporary dance, and like a mother hen she has nurtured some of its most important creators.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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