Idiom: Scarce as hen's teeth
Hens do not have any teeth, so something that is as scarce as hen's teeth is extremely rare.
("Rare as hen's teeth" is also used.)
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- Fed up to the back teeth
- By the skin of your teeth
- Cut your teeth on
- Lie through your teeth
- Kick in the teeth
- Bit between your teeth
- Give your eye teeth
- Armed to the teeth
- Make yourself scarce
- Like pulling teeth
- Get your teeth into
- Through gritted teeth
- Better than a kick in the teeth
- As rare as hen's teeth
- Set your teeth on edge
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