wood hen


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Noun1.Wood hen - flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fightingwood hen - flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting
rail - any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
Gallirallus, genus Gallirallus - rails of New Zealand
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"There's a bird called the Lord Howe wood hen. There are 300 of them and they live only here.
All the Holly wood Hens were out pecking in the yard.
Keep It Cute: Natural/blue/white wood hens, three assorted designs, PS1.50 each, Gisela Graham, visit giselagraham.co.uk for stockists