henhouse
noun Date: 1509 a house or shelter for fowl

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Henhouse — Hen house , n.; pl. {Henhouses}. A house or shelter for fowls. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • henhouse — [hen′hous΄] n. a shelter for poultry …   English World dictionary

  • henhouse — [[t]he̱nhaʊs[/t]] henhouses N COUNT A henhouse is a special building where hens are kept …   English dictionary

  • henhouse — /hen hows /, n., pl. henhouses / how ziz/. a shelter for poultry. [1505 15; HEN + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • henhouse — noun A small house or hutch for chickens or, more specifically, hens to live in. Syn: chicken coop …   Wiktionary

  • henhouse — n. structure in which chickens are housed, chicken shed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • henhouse — hen•house [[t]ˈhɛnˌhaʊs[/t]] n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] ahb. hencoop • Etymology: 1505–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • henhouse — /ˈhɛnhaʊs/ (say henhows) noun 1. a coop for hens or other fowl. 2. Colloquial (humorous) a house or establishment inhabited mainly by women …   Australian English dictionary

  • henhouse — noun a farm building for housing poultry • Syn: ↑chicken coop, ↑coop, ↑hencoop • Hypernyms: ↑farm building …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trouble at the Henhouse — Infobox Album | Name = Trouble at the Henhouse Type = Album Artist = The Tragically Hip Released = May 14, 1996 Recorded = Kingsway Studio (New Orleans) The Bathouse Recording Studio (Bath, Ontario) Genre = Rock and Roll Length = 52:34 Label =… …   Wikipedia

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