noun, plural rook·er·ies.
Origin of rookery
Examples from the Web for rookery
The polished wood-paneled Rookery Hotel calls itself “Soho in the East” and frankly, that undersells it.
“To the Rookery,” he ordered, naming the first office-building that came into his head.The Girl and The Bill|Bannister Merwin
At Cape Adare in 1911, half the rookery had departed when we arrived in the autumn.
No one can spend half-an-hour watching a rookery without being convinced of this.The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow|Jerome K. Jerome
noun plural -eries
- a breeding ground or communal living area of certain other species of gregarious birds or mammals, esp penguins or seals
- a colony of any such creatures