hen noun

ADJ. speckled | battery, free-range | mother She fussed around like mother hen. | broody

VERB + HEN keep

HEN + VERB lay (eggs) The hen layed three beautiful speckled eggs. | cackle, cluck, squawk I could hear the hens clucking in the farmyard. | roost | peck, scratch The hens pecked hopefully at the dusty floor.

HEN + NOUN coop, house, roost