Definition of Henlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a hen or some aspect of one. ¹



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Definition of Henlike

1. resembling a hen [adj] - See also: hen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Henlike

henfish
heng
henge
henges
henhearted
henhouse
henhouses
henhussy
heniquen
heniquens
heniquin
heniquins
henless
henley
henleys
henlike (current term)
henmilite
hennaed
hennaing
hennas
henned
henner
henneries
henners
hennery
hennier
hennies
henniest
hennin

Literary usage of Henlike

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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 ? ..."

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