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hen fruit

noun Facetious.
  1. a hen's egg or eggs.
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Origin of hen fruit

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for hen fruit

Historical Examples

  • You can have all the fruit you want to; but I demand the pair of hen-fruit, too.

    The Corner House Girls on Palm Island

    Grace Brooks Hill