Henny

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Henny like a hen, feathered
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hennhana, a cock; Ger. hahn, fem. henne.

Usage

In literature:

If Barbara Comyn revealed to her good aunt the cause of her fright and consequent illness, it is very certain that Miss Henny kept the secret.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, August 1850" by Various
Dorothy whispered that she would like to play the story of Henny Penny.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Literature" by Ontario Ministry of Education
This was Miss Sukey's own maid, Henny.
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Henny, my love, (continued he,) let me look at it.
"The Adventures of a Squirrel, Supposed to be Related by Himself" by Anonymous
Hennie calls me Bertha Haney.
"The Campfire Girls of Roselawn" by Margaret Penrose
Whose fault it was no one could tell; but the fact was that Henny Penny had hatched out a brood of ducklings.
"Little Jack Rabbit's Adventures" by David Cory
Forchhammer, Henni (Denmark), on League of Nations, 814; 871.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Dorothy now heard the yellow hen laughing, in her cackling, henny way.
"Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Hennie here heard him say for you to keep it.
"The Enchanted Barn" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
You loved her, Hennie, and you know him.
"The Triumph of Virginia Dale" by John Francis, Jr.
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In news:

Henny Hughes and Gary Stevens run off with the Saratoga Special.
The public saw it as a two-horse race but the masses were off by one, as Henny Hughes made the $150,00 Saratoga Special (gr II) all about himself Thursday.
From the Publisher Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for each other.
Henny Hughes Sold, to Stand in Australia.
Henny Hughes, who has sired 18 stakes horses, has been sold to Robert and Jody Gray's Rangeview Stud, located in Bullsbrook, Western Australia.
Henny Ray Abrams / AP Photo.
Henny the Hen Just Made Her 'Mark' on No 16.
Above, Taryn Henny and Taylor Ford examine a taxidermy pheasant during the South Whidbey Elementary School's second grade science kickoff Monday.
Henny Hughes in the 2005 Champagne Stakes (gr.
Photo by Henny Ray Abrams, Associated Press, file.
Henny-Penny and the Killer Molecule .
(Photo by Henny Ray Abrams, The Associated Press).
It was reporting mostly the bad news, and practicing "Henny-Penny-the-sky-is-falling" journalism.
My Due Process Henny Hughes Hennessy.
Harley-Davidson Women's Hennie Boot Review.
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In science:

For the occasion of the official retirement of Henny Lamers, a meeting was held to celebrate Henny’s contribution to mass loss from stars and stellar clusters.
Mass loss summary - a personal perspective
Henny has made important contributions to many aspects of our understanding of hot-star winds.
Mass loss summary - a personal perspective
Henny has played a crucial role in our appreciation for the role of mass loss in stellar evolution.
Mass loss summary - a personal perspective
Massive star winds became a hot research topic at the very start of Henny’s illustrious career.
Mass loss summary - a personal perspective
These studies will no-doubt heavily rely on the insight of physical processes developed by Henny Lamers and his contemporaries.
Mass loss summary - a personal perspective
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