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"Die alte Huhn" would only work in some regions of Germany if Huhn is the family name of the woman. It wouldn’t be an offense when used by e.g. villagers: Die alte Huhn hat mir erzählt, dass der alte Schmidt gestorben ist. (Old Mrs Huhn told me, that old Mr Schmidt has died.) "Das alte Huhn" would be the correct translation in your example and is ...
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