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hencoop

Syllabification: hen·coop
Pronunciation: /ˈhenˌko͞op
 
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Definition of hencoop in English:

noun

A cage or pen for keeping poultry in.
Example sentences
  • Large hencoops are, of course, best, for they give them space to run and shelter from sun, rain and wind.
  • Tonight I must sneak like the thief that I am down into the farmer's hencoop and steal one of his chickens.
  • He accompanied the female fox to the hencoop.

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