hen hawk

noun
chicken hawk ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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hen hawk

noun
nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultry [syn: chicken hawk
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Example sentences
He has to dodge the hen hawk and the big barn owl during the summer and the farmers' boys during the whiter.
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