hen track

noun

: an illegible or scarcely legible mark intended as handwriting

called also hen scratch

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hen track was in 1878

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“Hen track.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hen%20track. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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