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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a hen; particularly, hen-feathered, or feathered like a female in hackle, saddle, tail, and color: said of a cock. This condition is characteristic of the males of some breeds of chickens, as the Sebright bantams.
  • n. A cock which has the plumage of a hen.


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