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Meaning of ROOKERY

Pronunciation:  'rûkuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a breeding ground for gregarious birds (such as rooks)
 

ROOKERY is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: breeding ground, heronry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rook"er*y\, n.; pl. {Rookeries}.
1. The breeding place of a colony of rooks; also, the birds
   themselves. --Tennyson.

2. A breeding place of other gregarious birds, as of herons,
   penguins, etc.

3. The breeding ground of seals, esp. of the fur seals.

4. A dilapidated building with many rooms and occupants; a
   cluster of dilapidated or mean buildings.

5. A brothel. [Low]

 

 

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