At roost
Roost Roost, n. [AS. hr[=o]st; akin to OD. roest roost, roesten to roost, and probably to E. roof. Cf. {Roof}.] 1. The pole or other support on which fowls rest at night; a perch. [1913 Webster]

He clapped his wings upon his roost. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. A collection of fowls roosting together. [1913 Webster]

{At roost}, on a perch or roost; hence, retired to rest. [1913 Webster]


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