verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM roostun·roost·ed, adjectiveun·roost·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for roost
Bushwhacking south from Kebler, I was rewarded with sightings of a dozen squirrels, a great horned owl snoozing on her midday roost, a sweet mossy boulder facing a sweet mossy creek, and precisely zero beefy limbs within my limited reach.
Some of these petite predators catch huge insects or even lizards that they haul back to their roosts.Here’s what bats ‘see’ when they explore the world with sound|Carolyn Wilke|October 29, 2020|Science News For Students
Picking through guano can identify bat species and reveal the viruses they carry, and cameras positioned outside bat caves and roosts can give a sense of abundance.Why bat scientists are socially distancing from their subjects|Jerimiah Oetting|October 23, 2020|Science News
Presumably, Fischer would rather be roosting home in Cambridge, Mass.
Though he is a big bird, only a small percentage of them will be able to find a roosting place.
He insists on roosting on the extreme north end of the ridge-board and he always flies up on the south end.
All I needed to do was to listen and locate the lustiest crowers where they were roosting in the apple trees.
Those old Norman villages are famous for early roosting, and the villagers are generally great rearers of poultry.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Overhead the rooks streamed homewards to their roosting trees.Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
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British Dictionary definitions for roost (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with roost
see chickens come home to roost; rule the roost.