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in the Bible, man who was to have a memorial in the temple.
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What does it mean when you dream about a hen?

The hen symbolizes gossip and calamity as well as being annoyingly pecked at by a person or a situation (“henpecked”).

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(vertebrate zoology)
The female of several bird species, especially gallinaceous species.
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1. the female of any bird, esp the adult female of the domestic fowl
2. the female of certain other animals, such as the lobster
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The poor spell since Christmas has baffled Holleran, who witnessed his men take over pole position just prior to the festive period since when victories have become as rare as hen's teeth.
Health Minister Ann Keen said: "We are working hard to improve access to NHS dentists." But Lib Dem health spokesman Norman Lamb said: "An NHS dentist has become as rare as hen's teeth."
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