Hen

Hen commonly refers to a female animal: a chicken, other poultry, game bird, octopus, or lobster. It is also a slang term for a woman.

Hen or Hens may also refer to:

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Famous quotes containing the word hen:

    The house-dog lost,
    the little hen escaped,
    the precious hay-rick scattered,
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    Though the hen should sit all day, she could lay only one egg, and, besides, would not have picked up materials for another.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When every Sunday afternoon
    On the Green Lands I walk
    And wear a coat in fashion,
    Memories of the talk
    Of hen wives and of queer old men
    Brace me and make me strong....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)