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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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Henpecked finished runner-up to Esspeegee in an amateur riders' handicap, though that perhaps does not tell the full story as she encountered a rough passage towards the winning line.
He claimed he was a henpecked husband who "flipped" after she threatened to leave him to go back to her native Thailand.
It is thought stalwarts including Sarah Lancashire, who played dizzy barmaid Raquel Watts; Denise Welch, who played man-eater Natalie Barnes, and Julie Goodyear and Roy Barraclough, who played Bet Gilroy and henpecked hubby Alec, could all make an appearance.
Such incidents happen mostly in the houses where husbands are henpecked.
TheDailyPreview COMEDY CHEKHOV Bridge House Theatre, Warwick JUST how many parcels can a henpecked husband carry?
He played Timothy Lumsden, a 40-something librarian who lived at home with his domineering mother Phyllis and henpecked father Sydney.
Meanwhile insiders also suggested that Alex feels "henpecked" and the couple may soon split.
This henpecked defender of hopeless cases is the most delightful eccentric on British television.
WHILE Italian boys have always been henpecked by their mothers, AC Milan's general manager Adriano Galliani has decided to get in on the act after Pippo Inzaghi dropped out of the Benfica game with tonsillitis.
Whately, who played henpecked Neville in the classic TV show, joined in with workshops demonstrating crafts such as stone carving and wood turning for yesterday's event at Wallington Hall, Northumberland.
A henpecked headteacher who killed his bullying wife with a single punch, sawed her body into nine pieces and hid them in the fridge-freezer has been jailed for a total of five years at the Old Bailey.
A HENPECKED headteacher who killed his bullying wife with a single punch, sawed her body into nine pieces and hid them in the fridge-freezer was jailed for a total of five years at the Old Bailey yesterday.