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roost in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishroostroost1 /ruːst/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š HBBa place where birds rest and sleep β†’ rule the roost at rule2(4)
Examples from the Corpus
roostβ€’ All are roost sites except Salthouse, where there was a nest and the pellets collected came mainly from the nestlings.β€’ The others do not return, presumably traveling on to another, more distant roost.β€’ In the meantime, it was Amelia who ruled the family roost.β€’ Alongside the State, they continued to rule the roost.β€’ The mid-fielders ruled the roost up to the interval, but after a scoreless first half the Antrim team showed great dominance.β€’ As soon as the adventurers stop moving, the Harpies will swoop down from their roosts in the rock.β€’ The ravens had returned to their roost in the pines and were noisily getting settled when I got back.β€’ Table 2.2 Barn owl samples: nest site versus roost site.