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Definition of Henlike
1. resembling a hen [adj] - See also: hen
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Henlike
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Literary usage of Henlike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"... birds of henlike form; bill stout and short, its culmen rounded (Fig. 44); wings short and rounded, the primaries stiffened and producing a whirring ..."
2. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1917)
"the Ruffed Grouse clucks henlike, and the Woodcock calls like his brother Snipe. It is in these woods, ..."
3. The Lion and the Lilies: A Tale of the Conquest and Other Poems by Charles Edwin Jakeway (1897)
"... clad in robes of dirt, Will brood o'er, henlike, to protect from hurt. My heart 1 Nay ! Conscience, ask you such a thing 1 My wayward fancies ? ..."