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
Samantha, one of Mr. Tenney's sisters, found me an hour afterwards sitting beside a chicken-coop, crying into my apron.
"Aunt Madge's Story" by Sophie May
Some of them gents killed for the fun of it, like a mink in a chicken coop.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Carl resumed his pipe, and Abner strolled over to the group of men sitting on wheel-barrows, ploughs, chicken-coops, etc.
"Polly's Business Venture" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
We left our safe-blowing apparatus in a chicken-coop in his back yard.
"The Madness of May" by Meredith Nicholson
Mother, whenever you move a chicken coop, call him and show him where it is, hear?
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
And a box of oranges as big as a chicken-coop!
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The old man now held one of the chickens by the neck and was putting him into a coop.
"The Jucklins" by Opie Read
The tops are flat and many of them are almost covered with chicken coops.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Mrs. Plymouth Rock lived in the chicken coop out by the wood-pile with her brood of eleven chicks.
"Prince and Rover of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
In a chicken coop in the back yard at Cloverfield Farm, lived Old Speckle with her ten chickens.
"Bobby of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
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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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