- the female of the black grouse.
Origin of greyhen
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"Bless your kind heart, and good-day to your ladyship," answered the Greyhen.
For the poults had been rather troublesome that morning, and the Greyhen's temper was a little upset in consequence.
- the female of the black grouseCompare blackcock
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