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swannery

[swon-uh-ree]
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noun, plural swan·ner·ies.
  1. a place where swans are raised.
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Origin of swannery

First recorded in 1560–70; swan1 + -ery
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Examples from the Web for swannery

Historical Examples

  • I had heard so much about the swannery that it had but little interest for me.

    Afoot in England

    W.H. Hudson

  • Some pedigree Herefords for his ‘home farm’ was another commission, and a dozen and a half swans for a swannery.


British Dictionary definitions for swannery

swannery

noun plural -neries
  1. a place where swans are kept and bred
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