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Hen House (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hen House

A house where the woman rules; called also a SHE HOUSE, and HEN FRIGATE: the latter a sea phrase, originally applied to a ship, the captain of which had his wife on board, supposed to command him.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Hen-hearted * Henpecked

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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Hell-born Babe
Hell Cat
Hell Hound
Hell Fire Dick
Helter Skelter
Hemp
Hempen Fever
Hempen Widow
Hen-hearted
Hen House
Henpecked
Hen
Here and Thereian
Herring
Herring Gutted
Herring Pond
Hertfordshire Kindness
Hick
Hickenbothom
Hickey