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hencoop

[ hen-koop, -koop ]

noun

  1. a large cage or coop for housing poultry.


hencoop

/ ˈhɛnˌkuːp /

noun

  1. a cage for poultry


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hencoop1

First recorded in 1690–1700; hen + coop

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Example Sentences

And young Benjamin, confirmed by a nod from his father, departed for the mysteriously feminine hencoop.

From its leafy crest the magpie looks down, meditating another raid upon the hencoop.

Suddenly, just as Jeffreys was about to drive on, Helen uttered a scream, and pointed to a drifting hencoop.

It had some fifteen or twenty thatched cottages, each with its vegetable garden and its beehives, its hencoop and its cowshed.

"Verily, I ache all over," returned the new acquaintance under the hencoop.

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