noun. Henchfolk of various genders, as mandated by the evil-minion equal-rights act of 1995.
Real citation: "Our new Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, and hench-lady-men-partners Shiela Bair of FDIC, and Benny (Chopper Ben) Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman are scrambling to overcome nasty TARP I press as bankers get more than a free ride."
(Feb. 16, 2009, Christian Financial Radio Network, http://cfrnpod.blogspot.com/2009/02/prosperity-for-gods-people-emini_16.html)
Made-up citation: "I'm hiring new hench-lady-men-partners... I need lackeys who can swing a mop, shave a squirrel, eat a planet, and put brains in jars--gently, people!--all before lunch, when we will dine on the hopes and dreams of innocent people. Yum."