hen's teeth

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Example of a non-existent phenomenon, as birds do not have teeth. Compare horsefeathers and when pigs fly.

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hen’s teeth

  1. plural of hen's tooth
  2. (idiomatic) anything very rare or impossible to obtain is said to be like finding hen's teeth.

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