scarcer than hens' teeth

scarcer than hens' teeth

Incredibly scarce or rare; extremely difficult or impossible to find. Support for the president is scarcer than hens' teeth in this part of the country.
See also: scarcer, teeth
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For the 20 percent of Americans who live in rural areas, in fact, lawyers have become scarcer than hens' teeth.
Refuges for men are scarcer than hens' teeth but, for a recently brutalised woman, the last thing she needs is the presence of men.