from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition of being henpecked.


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  • A few things had been added: a hennery, -- called by Dotty "a henpeckery" -- and a graceful white boat, named the Water-Kelpie.

    Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple

  • He was degraded in their eyes; he had lost caste and station before the very paupers; he had fallen from all the height and pomp of beadleship, to the lowest depth of the most snubbed henpeckery.

    Oliver Twist


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