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hen's teeth

n. 1 (hen's tooth English) 2 (context idiomatic English) anything very rare or impossible to obtain is said to be ''like finding hen's teeth''.

Usage examples of "hen's teeth".

One of the hottest events of the Synod social season, tickets to the event were as scarce as hen's teeth and scalpers were obtaining record prices for the few still available.

Apartments with this kind of charm and individuality are as rare as hen's teeth today.