hen tracks


plural noun Slang.

illegible or barely legible handwriting.

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Also called hen scratches .

Origin of hen tracks

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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Example sentences 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