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hen

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

hen′nish adj.
hen′nish·ly adv.

hen

1. a mature, egg-laying bird, or bird of egg-laying age that is temporarily not laying eggs; in most cases a female bird more than 5 months old.
2. an adult, female bird.
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Lindsay Masterman, 38, is trying to get her childhood best friend's hen party back on track after their plans were scuppered by the 'Beast from the East'
It has made me feel sick to my stomach LEE'S DAUGHTER reacting to hen party
First, the hen party is generally a female only affair (the male equivalent is the stag party), whereas the blackening is celebrated by both men and women, often together.
Since then Mr Entwistle has been inundated with enquiries for hen party bookings - from as far afield as Edinburgh.
These changes are also set to make picking and delivering customers' orders quicker and more convenient for Hen Party Superstore's dispatch team.
But he also suggested that the hen party were asked to leave a tip and duly paid the waiter the meagre sum of pounds 10.
If approved, the aparthotel would add a new service for the company, which currently works with a range of hotel operators to provide its stag and hen party packages, rather than offering its own accommodation.
I love that it upsets all those snooters who think it's common and disgusting to turn up at an airport in regulation hen party gear - pink T-shirts, veils and L-plates for the bride.
A WOMAN has appeared in court accused of attacking someone at a hen party with her mobile phone.
A BRIDE-TO-BE was stunned when her best friends gave her an early wedding present - a giant billboard advertising her hen party.
I was the only one of her college friends to attend the hen party, which I enjoyed.
com)-- Hen Party Superstore, a leading supplier of costumes, decorations and accessories for hen parties in the UK and Europe, are set to launch their brand new and improved, user-friendly website later this year.