Definition of Jungle hen
1. Noun. Female jungle fowl.
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Literary usage of Jungle hen
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1. Spolia Zeylanica by National Museums of Sri Lanka, National Museums of Ceylon (1908)
"When her own eggs were removed from the jungle hen's nest, ... It would have been a strange sight to have had a jungle hen strutting about the garden with ..."
2. Among Cannibals: An Account of Four Years' Travels in Australia and of Camp by Carl Lumholtz (1889)
"... which is found in great abundance in the lower part JUNGLE-HEN (Megapodius tumulus). of the scrubs, but not higher up, ..."
3. Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations by William Alexander Clouston (1887)
"And the jackal was too glad to eat the jungle-hen ; so he immediately set off after her: and the jungle- hen began to peck the ..."
4. Primitive Traditional History: The Primitive History and Chronology of India by James Francis Katherinus Hewitt (1907)
"... the jungle-hen which he had added to his club. His story as the sun-god of the ethical reformation establishing the moral teachings of Zarathustra will ..."
5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"II. C. Kendall, 'Poems,'p. 132: " Twenty white-haired Junes have left us Grey with frost and bleak with gale." Jungle-hen, «. name given to a mound-building ..."
6. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"... jungle-fowl are often put up suddenly and offer shots like grouse; at least when I shot my first jungle-hen in this way I thought I had killed a grouse; ..."