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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep; A shelter with perches for fowl or other birds v. - Settle down or stay; Sit, as on a branch.

Usage examples (36)
  • Setting up close to the roost is perfectly ethical.
  • It's a lot of fun, but having the chance to get under a roost is nearly impossible.
  • Running and gunning birds off the roost might be a lttle too much for her at first.
  • It took 15 years for the chickens to come home to roost, which is what is behind everything we're seeing. for more
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