- a hen's egg or eggs.
Origin of hen fruit
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for hen fruit
Historical Examples of hen fruit
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