henhouse

[ hen-hous ]
/ ˈhɛnˌhaʊs /

noun, plural hen·hous·es [hen-hou-ziz]. /ˈhɛnˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a shelter for poultry.

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Origin of henhouse

First recorded in 1505–15; hen + house
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British Dictionary definitions for henhouse

henhouse
/ (ˈhɛnˌhaʊs) /

noun

a coop for hens
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