hen and chickens

noun

Definition of hen and chickens

: any of several plants having offsets, runners, or flowers that send out shoots especially : houseleek

First Known Use of hen and chickens

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hen and chickens was in 1884

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“Hen and chickens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hen%20and%20chickens. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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