3 letter words ending in en

Ben () Alt. of Ben nut

Ben (adv. & prep.) Within; in; in or into the interior; toward the inner apartment.

Ben (adv.) The inner or principal room in a hut or house of two rooms; -- opposed to but, the outer apartment.

Ben () An old form of the pl. indic. pr. of Be.

Ben (n.) A hoglike mammal of New Guinea (Porcula papuensis).

Den (n.) A small cavern or hollow place in the side of a hill, or among rocks; esp., a cave used by a wild beast for shelter or concealment; as, a lion's den; a den of robbers.

Den (n.) A squalid place of resort; a wretched dwelling place; a haunt; as, a den of vice.

Den (n.) Any snug or close retreat where one goes to be alone.

Den (n.) A narrow glen; a ravine; a dell.

Den (v. i.) To live in, or as in, a den.

Een (n.) The old plural of Eye.

-en () A suffix from AS. -an, formerly used to form the plural of many nouns, as in ashen, eyen, oxen, all obs. except oxen. In some cases, such as children and brethren, it has been added to older plural forms.

-en () A suffix corresponding to AS. -en and -on, formerly used to form the plural of verbs, as in housen, escapen.

-en () A suffix signifying to make, to cause, used to form verbs from nouns and adjectives; as in strengthen, quicken, frighten. This must not be confused with -en corresponding in Old English to the AS. infinitive ending -an.

-en () An adjectival suffix, meaning made of; as in golden, leaden, wooden.

-en () The termination of the past participle of many strong verbs; as, in broken, gotten, trodden.

Fen (n.) Low land overflowed, or covered wholly or partially with water, but producing sedge, coarse grasses, or other aquatic plants; boggy land; moor; marsh.

Hen (n.) The female of the domestic fowl; also, the female of grouse, pheasants, or any kind of birds; as, the heath hen; the gray hen.

men (pl. ) of Keelman

Ken (n.) A house; esp., one which is a resort for thieves.

Ken (n. t.) To know; to understand; to take cognizance of.

Ken (n. t.) To recognize; to descry; to discern.

Ken (v. i.) To look around.

Ken (n.) Cognizance; view; especially, reach of sight or knowledge.

Men (pl. ) of Man

Men (n.) pl. of Man.

Men (pron.) A man; one; -- used with a verb in the singular, and corresponding to the present indefinite one or they.

Pen (n.) A feather.

Pen (n.) A wing.

Pen (n.) An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also, originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or graving.

Pen (n.) Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen.

Pen (n.) The internal shell of a squid.

Pen (n.) A female swan.

Pen (v. t.) To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite; to compose; as, to pen a sonnet.

Pen (n. & v.) To shut up, as in a pen or cage; to confine in a small inclosure or narrow space; to coop up, or shut in; to inclose.

Pen (n.) A small inclosure; as, a pen for sheep or for pigs.

Ren (v. t. & i.) See Renne.

Ren (n.) A run.

Sen (n.) A Japanese coin, worth about one half of a cent.

Sen (adv., prep., & conj.) Since.

Ten (a.) One more than nine; twice five.

Ten (n.) The number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and five; ten units of objects.

Ten (n.) A symbol representing ten units, as 10, x, or X.

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