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greyhen

[grey-hen] /ˈgreɪˈhɛn/
noun, British
1.
the female of the black grouse.
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English. See grey, hen
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British Dictionary definitions for grey hen

greyhen

/ˈɡreɪˌhɛn/
noun
1.
the female of the black grouse Compare blackcock
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