Cock and Hen Cockney Rhyming Slang

Cock and Hen is cockney rhyming slang for 10

💬 “You don’t get much change from a Cock and Hen for a pint of Pig’s Ear in this Battle Cruiser

This phrase is most often used to mean ten and can mean ten pounds as well as any other quantity of ten.

Many readers have suggested this is sometimes said as cockle and hen. And it is definitely related to the simpler cockle.

See also Cockle.

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