[ grey-hen ]
/ ˈgreɪˈhɛn /
the female of the black grouse.
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Example sentences from the Web for greyhen
"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.
British Dictionary definitions for greyhen
/ (ˈɡreɪˌhɛn) /
the female of the black grouseCompare blackcock
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