Roosted
Roost \Roost\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Roosted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roosting}.] 1. To sit, rest, or sleep, as fowls on a pole, limb of a tree, etc.; to perch. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.; To lodge; to rest; to sleep. [1913 Webster]

O, let me where thy roof my soul hath hid, O, let me roost and nestle there. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • roosted — ruːst n. branch or perch on which birds rest; house or coop in which birds nest and sleep v. sleep on a perch or branch (about birds) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roosted — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spotted Owl — northern race plumage Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Koinophilia — is a term used in biology, meaning that when sexual creatures seek a mate, they prefer that mate not to have any unusual, peculiar or deviant features. Stated differently, sexual creatures prefer mates with a preponderance of common or average… …   Wikipedia

  • Small Mauritian flying fox — Taxobox name = Small Mauritian flying fox status = EX | status system = IUCN3.1 extinct = 19th century regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Pteropodidae subfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Microformat — For the photographic miniaturization of documents, see Microform. For details of microformats used on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Microformats. A microformat (sometimes abbreviated μF) is a web based approach to semantic markup which seeks to re use …   Wikipedia

  • Tamana caves — (or Tamana cave) is a cave system located on the northern slope of Mount Tamana in eastern Trinidad.cite journal | quotes = no | last = Kenny | first = Julian S. | authorlink = Julian Kenny | date = | year = 1978 1979 | month = | title = Floor… …   Wikipedia

  • Small Mauritian Flying Fox — Conservation status Extinct ( …   Wikipedia

  • roost — I UK [ruːst] / US [rust] verb [intransitive] Word forms roost : present tense I/you/we/they roost he/she/it roosts present participle roosting past tense roosted past participle roosted when birds or bats roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep …   English dictionary

  • Roost — Roost, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Roosted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roosting}.] 1. To sit, rest, or sleep, as fowls on a pole, limb of a tree, etc.; to perch. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.; To lodge; to rest; to sleep. [1913 Webster] O, let me where thy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”