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roost
British English: /ruːst/
American English: /rust/

Translation of roost in German:

noun

  • Schlafplatz, der
    (perch) [Sitz]stange, die
    come home to roost
    [figurative]
    jemandem heimgezahlt werden
    rule 2 2

intransitive verb

  • sich [zum Schlafen] niederlassen

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