Meaning of HEN in English
▪ battery , free-range ( esp. BrE )
She fussed around like a mother ~.
▪ game ( AmE )
VERB + HEN
HEN + VERB
▪ lay , lay eggs
My ~s have stopped laying.
The ~ laid three beautiful speckled eggs.
▪ cluck , squawk
I could hear the ~s clucking in the farmyard.
▪ peck , scratch
The ~s pecked hopefully at the dusty floor.
HEN + NOUN
▪ coop ( BrE ), house
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012