henwife

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hen +‎ wife

Noun[edit]

henwife (plural henwives)

  1. A woman in charge of domestic fowl; sometimes used contemptuously about men.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hen +‎ wife (woman)

Noun[edit]

henwife (plural henwifes)

  1. henwife (woman in charge of hens)