1. the female of the domestic fowl 'chicken'
  2. a female lobster, crab or salmon
  3. a land that attends a party/gathering before she is married.

" the hen do is modelled on the stag do, which historically is a dinner given by the bridegroom to his friends shortly before his wedding.

Stag do's today are not quite as tame as they used to be.

However, the hen do tends to remain a sophisticated event, given in honour of the bride to be, predominantly organised buy the maid of honour but regularly organised by a Hen Do planning company"