hen run


noun
  1. an enclosure for hens, esp one made of chicken wire

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How to use hen run in a sentence

  • The great hawk swept down in narrowing circles, its objective point plainly being Mrs. Havens hen-run.

    The Trail Boys on the Plains | Jay Winthrop Allen
  • Just then I had a fancy for white creatures, and my hen-run was inhabited by white fowls only.

    My Private Menagerie | Theophile Gautier
  • It is not a good plan to let a hen run with her brood while the chicks are very small.

    Our Domestic Birds | John H. Robinson
  • Cant you take me to the hen-run and let me see your flock of biddies?

  • On this kind of description Rome might be called a hen-run and Greece a back yard.