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1. It may refer to a hen whose newly laid egg is taken.

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2. comes from how mad a hen gets when you try to take her eggs

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3. When my hen is sitting on her eggs, when I stick some foreign object to her, her neck feathers go up and she glares at it menacingly. Then she pecks it sharply and I quickly retreat my object. And so, "sitting-hen" mad means that someone is as mad as a hen when she is sitting on her eggs.

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4. What is the origin?

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