noun, plural hen·hous·es [hen-hou-ziz] /ˈhɛnˌhaʊ zɪz/.
Examples from the Web for hen-house
He was so tickled over the idea that he could get out of the hen-house, that he couldn't think of anything else, and so he forgot.The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum|Thornton W. Burgess
There's no good reason why Mrs. Shimerda couldn't have got hens from her neighbours last fall and had a hen-house going by now.My Antonia|Willa Cather
We also bought a hen-house fitted with all modern conveniences.
Sam'l leaned against the hen-house as if all his desire to depart had gone.
The next morning they were surprised to find at the door of the hen-house a freshly-killed Partridge.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier