chicken coop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chicken coop a farm building for housing poultry
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Usage

In literature:

There was a new chicken coop.
"Roy Blakely, Pathfinder" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
I seized a chicken coop, and here I am.
"The Wizard of the Sea" by Roy Rockwood
And finally the ugly half-cylinder of patched brick and metal that was the old Mother Corey's Chicken Coop showed up against the faint light.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
In the backyard of the Bryant home, buried in debris, was a chicken coop, not a splinter awry.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
Marcus now came in to tell how happy and contented the chickens seemed in the new coop.
"Hatty and Marcus" by Aunt Friendly
In the back yard stood a big old chicken-coop, which had been cleaned out and nicely whitewashed for the children to use as a play-house.
"Southern Stories" by Various
On the carriage-house side in the sun were some chicken-coops.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Fastened on the back of their load was a chicken coop, and as they stopped a rooster stuck its head out and crowed.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
At one time, it was said, young Abe Lincoln was seen to pick up and carry away a chicken coop weighing six hundred pounds.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
Hilda, the statue is there waiting, and it's all boxed up like a chicken-coop.
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
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In news:

The chicken 's out of the coop and planning fowl play during Congressman Bob Latta's (R-Bowling Green) "Commit to Mitt" bus tour through Northwest Ohio on Monday.
The chicken 's out of the coop and planning fowl play during Congressman Bob Latta's (R-Bowling Green).
The fire was discovered shortly before 8 pm by David E Toney, who owned the 8-by-6-foot chicken coop that was attached to a 10-by-12-foot shed in the 4100 block of Gravel Hill Road.
Fire destroys chicken coop in Havre de Grace.
A fire consumed a chicken coop in Harford County Monday evening.
The Hawaii County Council's Planning Committee on Tuesday, meeting at the West Hawaii Civic Center, defeated a measure to allow chicken coops in residential areas.
Farm animals die in chicken coop fire.
Nearly four dozen animals died in a chicken coop fire southwest of Bellevue.
Sam Kass spooks Secret Service with chicken coop jokes.
Steamboat based organization called "Local Farm Tours" hosted a tour of chicken coops around town last Thursday.
Bike to Chicken Coop Tour.
If there was a pecking order for chicken coops in the Valley, coops featured in the "Tour de Coop " would rule the roost.
Remember those designer chicken coops .
We don't know if President Barack Obama has ever heard the warning about "putting the fox in charge of the chicken coop ," but he seems to be doing just that.
Tour urban chicken coops on July 30.
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