Rookery Rook"er*y, n.; pl. {Rookeries}. 1. The breeding place of a colony of rooks; also, the birds themselves. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. A breeding place of other gregarious birds, as of herons, penguins, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. The breeding ground of seals, esp. of the fur seals. [1913 Webster]

4. A dilapidated building with many rooms and occupants; a cluster of dilapidated or mean buildings. [1913 Webster]

5. A brothel. [Low] [1913 Webster]

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