plural noun Slang.
illegible or barely legible handwriting.
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Origin of hen tracks
An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
Also called hen scratches.
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Examples from the Web for hen tracks
Any one who has noticed the number of hen-tracks in a poultry yard will appreciate this delicate performance.Spinifex and Sand|David W Carnegie