Meaning of henlike in English:

henlike

Pronunciation /ˈhɛnlʌɪk/

adjective

  • Characteristic or reminiscent of a hen.

    Apparently not recorded in the 17th and 18th centuries.

adverb

  • In the manner of a hen.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Grange (fl. 1577), poet. From hen + -like.