Part of speech: noun

A place where hens are kept.

Share it on:

Usage examples "hennery":

  1. A little after midnight I was awakened by a clamor from the poultry, and suspecting either two or four footed thieves, I was soon covering the hennery with my gun. - "Nature's Serial Story", E. P. Roe.
  2. Now, look here, Oncle Hennery: my frand 'ave borrow money which 'e 'ave lost? - "The Bad Man", Charles Hanson Towne.
  3. In the course of the afternoon, when the guests had wandered away from the dreary " front room" to the barn, the hennery, the garden, the orchard, Mrs. Tenney contrived to gather together her special cronies, Mrs. Albright, Miss Crilly, Miss Sterling, and Polly. - "Polly and the Princess", Emma C. Dowd.