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Hen,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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The female of several bird species, especially gallinaceous species.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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