(as) rare as hens' teeth

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(as) rare as hens' teeth

Incredibly scarce or rare; extremely difficult or impossible to find. Support for the president is as rare as hens' teeth in this part of the country.
See also: rare, teeth
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But full-evening ballets are almost as rare as a hen's tooth in a cockfight.