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hens, plural;
  1. A female bird, esp. of a domestic fowl

  2. Domestic fowls of either sex

  3. Used in names of birds, esp. waterbirds of the rail family, e.g., moorhen

  4. A female lobster, crab, or salmon


  1. adult female chicken
  2. flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing
  3. female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster
  4. The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Jungle Fowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, and with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. ...
  5. The First Hen Egg or Jeweled Hen Egg is a Tsar Imperial Fabergé egg, the first in a series of fifty-two jeweled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Fabergé for the Russian Imperial family. It was crafted and delivered in 1885 to the then-Tsar of Russia, Alexander III. ...
  6. Richard Henshall is a British Progressive metal multi-instrumentalist. He is most well known for being the guitarist and keyboardist for the bands To-Mera and Haken. He has released 1 album with To-Mera and 1 with Haken.
  7. The Symphony No. 83 in G minor, Hoboken I/83, is the second of the six so-called Paris Symphonies (numbers 82-87) written by Joseph Haydn in 1785 and it was published by Artaria in Vienna in December 1787. . It is popularly known as The Hen (La poule).
  8. A female bird; A female chicken, especially one kept for its eggs; A woman; The woman whose impending marriage is being celebrated at a hen night; To throw; Hence
  9. (Hens) female chickens in their second year of lay, or after their first moult
  10. To dream of hens, denotes pleasant family reunions with added members. See Chickens.
  11. Older type salesman who influences younger salesmen (adversely).
  12. a female after the first moult. It is often used to describe females after they have started to lay.
  13. Term sometimes used to denote the female of any bird species, but it is mostly used in Great Britain. Here in North America, it typically is reserved for female gallinaceous birds, such as grouse, quail, turkey, pheasant, and especially, the domestic chicken. It is the opposite of "cock."
  14. (n.) affectionate term for and form of informal address to a woman
  15. is a female chicken after her first molt.
  16. [L], PO away, FO up, is held against mouth and closes 2x to [bO] + FT of [V:] scratch 2x at palm of [B], PO up, FO away.
  17. A term used to refer to or greet a female, as in “Hiya hen, how are ye?”
  18. A woman. A cock and hen club; a club composed of men and women.
  19. strange. Therefore, hentai='strange person' or 'pervert'
  20. a female bird. Commercially raised hen-chickens are tender. Hen is also a term applied to the female of various aquatic creatures, lobster for one.
  21. prominence; maternal care; procreation
  22. Hens, or female wild turkeys, are smaller and duller looking than the colorful gobbler. This dull camouflage allows them to sit on their nests without being seen by predators. Hens also have more feathers on their heads than gobblers do, which helps hens blend into their surroundings. ...
  23. A female fowl over one year of age.
  24. A female bird of any species.
  25. [Welsh old] father of fychan