grey hen

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Noun1.grey hen - female black grousegrey hen - female black grouse      
black grouse - grouse of which the male is bluish-black
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In contrast the grey hen is only spotted if flushed while walking through grass; when they freeze their cover is well-nigh perfect.
Joe's funeral takes place at 1.45pm on Wednesday at St Simon's Church, in Simonside, South Shields, followed by a burial at Harton Cemetery and a wake at the Grey Hen, in Temple Park Road.
Doris Corti, 84, from Lindley had her poems, Ebb Tide and Slapton Sands, included in an anthology Running Before The Wind by Keighley-based Grey Hen Press.
According to Joy Howard, owner and operator of Grey Hen Press, everything is like this.
The one setback was that of South Moor FC, who were well beaten 4-1 at home by South Shields Grey Hen.
This in turn can attract the most amazing birds of prey, like ghostly grey hen harriers, gliding short-eared owls, and high speed merlins as well as the majestic grey herons and little egrets.
To coincide with British Pub Week, The Grey Hen in Temple Park Road, South Shields, is backing a netball team.
The Grey Hen, on Temple Park Road, in South Shields, is sponsoring the Grey Hen Ladies' squad.
THE Grey Hen is a good old-fashioned name for a good old-fashioned pub with atmosphere in every corner particularly at the end where the quiz was being held.
He collected pounds 5,000 raised by the owners and customers of his local pub, the Grey Hen in South Shields, to benefit the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Michael's involvement with the TCT unit has continued despite his good recovery and he recently presented a cheque for pounds 5,000 to the charity on behalf of the Grey Hen pub in South Shields.
The Grey Hen pub in Temple Park Road, South Shields, raised cash through a family-fun day last summer which it has donated to an appeal to pay for a state-of-the-art facility to replace the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.