Definition of Hen yard

1. Noun. An enclosed yard for keeping poultry.

Exact synonyms: Chicken Run, Chicken Yard, Fowl Run
Generic synonyms: Yard



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hen Yard

hen-witted
hen and chicks
hen do
hen dos
hen harrier
hen harriers
hen hawk
hen hearted
hen night
hen nights
hen of the woods
hen parties
hen party
hen pigeon
hen pigeons
hen yard (current term)
henagon
henagons
henbane
henbanes
henbit
henbits
hence
henced
henceforth
henceforward
henceforwards
hench
hench-wench
henchboy

Literary usage of Hen yard

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1. German Romance: Specimens of Its Chief Authors by Thomas Carlyle, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, Jean Paul (1841)
"The Professor, like any other prince, observed with sorrow the decreasing population of his hen-yard, for his subjects, like the Hebrews, were dying by ..."

2. Translations from the German by Thomas Carlyle, Johann Karl August Musäus, Ludwig Tieck, Jean Paul (1871)
"The Professor, like any other prince, observed with sorrow the decreasing population of his hen-yard, for his subjects, like the Hebrews, were dying by ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"The Professor, like any other prince, observed with sorrow the decreasing population of his hen- yard, for his subjects, like the Hebrews, were dying by ..."

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