noun, plural rook·er·ies.
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Example sentences 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
All day these floes, often crowded to their utmost capacity, would float past the rookery.
When rooks desert a rookery it is said to foretell the downfall of the family on whose property it is.Folk-lore of Shakespeare|Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
British Dictionary definitions for rookery
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