Presumably, Fischer would rather be roosting home in Cambridge, Mass.
The sudden sound disturbed the hens, roosting inside immediately below the roof, and they set up a shrill cackling of alarm.
The pigeons were roosting and nestling all over her, on her hands, her waist, and her shoulders.
North America; migratory at the northern limit of its range; roosting in colonies in winter.
"My wife's gravestone is the parrots' roosting place," said Fernando.
Have you any objection to my sort of roosting around and keeping my bright eye on the game?
They inhabit open woods as a rule, often roosting at night in swamps.
They readily seek shelter in the trees, both for roosting and in order to conceal themselves from their enemies.
He crossed a wall on which three or four boys were roosting.
He was a Night Owl and said he found it easy to catch them when roosting out at night.
late Old English hrost "wooden framework of a roof, perch for domestic fowl," from Proto-Germanic *hro(d)-st- (cf. Old Saxon hrost "framework of a roof, attic," Middle Dutch, Flemish, Dutch roest "roost," Old Norse hrot, Gothic hrot "roof," of unknown origin. Exact relationship and ulterior connections unknown. Extended sense "hen-house" is from 1580s. To rule the roost is recorded from 1769.
1520s, from roost (n.). Related: Roosted; roosting. Chickens come home to roost in reference to eventual consequences of bad actions attested from 1824; the original proverb seems to have been curses, like chickens, come home to roost.
One's home; pad (1940s+)