hen tracks

Origin of hen tracks

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
Also called hen scratches.
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Historical Examples of 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