"hen-pecked" Definition

  1. said of one whose wife “wears the breeches.” From the action of the hen in paired cage-birds.

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Position in the dictionary: 1639 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: herring-pond, hiding, higgledy-piggledy, high and dry, high church, high jinks, high-flier, high-fly, high-flyer, high-lows
Previous words in the dictionary: hen and chickens, hempen cravat, helter-skelter, hell and tommy, hell, heigh-ho!, heel-tap, hedge-popping, hedge, heavy wet

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