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wet hen

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wet hen

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mad as a wet hen

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • He came in yesterday, mad as a wet hen, and wanted his money back.

    Uncle Terry Charles Clark Munn
  • He walked in on me in Mrs. Mavering's sitting-room and made me feel like a wet hen.

    The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
  • She stopped right square in front of me as mad as a wet hen.

    Dixie Hart Will N. Harben
  • So Dinky-Dunk, mad as a wet hen though he was, had to introduce every man-jack of them to me!

    The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
  • She drops her hands and whirls around on me, mad as a wet hen right off.

    Danny's Own Story Don Marquis
  • When I read this piece in the paper to her this morning, at the breakfast-table, 11 she was as mad as a wet hen.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
  • Wall, I begun to git madder 'n a wet hen, and I 'lowed I'd knock that durned little ball way over into the next county.

  • She was mad as a wet hen when the doctor told her she needn't make him drink it all at one fell swoop.

    An Unoficial Patriot Helen Gardener
  • He reminded me of a wet hen who had had her tail feathers pulled out.

  • Mr. Easus colored up, the girl was as mad as a wet hen when she pried her fingers apart, and they rode home in silence.

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck

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