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hen

(hĕn)
n.
A female bird, especially the adult female chicken.

hen′nish adj.
hen′nish·ly adv.
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FOR ME, finding an affinity with any current politician is almost as rare as hen's teeth!
Once as rare as hen's teeth, omega-3 eggs are practically mainstream these days.
Roger Staszewski of Kingswood Estates in West Denton said bungalows were "as rare as hen's teeth" and he wished they had more as there are plenty of buyers waiting for them.