Yes, he would brood upon it like a sage hen, until he had hatched mischief.
The bird had a duck's body, the head of a common eagle and the feet of a sage hen.
Jonathan killed a sage hen to-day; we found it good, delicate flavored meat, much better than prairie hen.
The sage grouse, or sage hen is the largest of the grouse of America, some of the males weighing as much as seven pounds.
Not a word was spoken, but the kettle of sage hen was silently put on the floor by Tom as the bench began to fill up.
One of Loyd's men shot a sage hen, which is a species of grouse somewhat larger than a prairie hen.
One day I scared a hawk off the ground, and we took the sage hen he had caught and was eating, and made some soup of it.
"Maybe there's something in it better'n sage hen," trying to raise a smile.
For bait, rabbit, sage hen, prairie dog or almost any kind of fresh meat may be used.
The sage hen, contrary to general expectation, was found to be delicious.