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Definition of "henny" [henny]

  • Of or pertaining to a hen; particularly, hen-feathered, or feathered like a female in hackle, saddle, tail, and color: said of a cock. This condition is characteristic of the males of some breeds of chickens, as the Sebright bantams.
  • A cock which has the plumage of a hen. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "henny" in a sentence
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  • "I am so glad no one in the sticks is complaining about the henny alarm and his doodle doo. on September 17, 2007 at 7: 31 pm | Reply HPB"
  • "And it was just henny-penny, the sky is falling, Rumsfeld said to a chorus of chuckles."