A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HEN

Tue, 5 Oct '21
Egg layer
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Farm female
Sun, 25 Jul '21
Female mallard
Wed, 14 Jul '21
Lay figure?
Wed, 28 Apr '21
Female lobster
Thu, 1 Apr '21
What may come home to roost
Fri, 26 Mar '21
One with a nest egg