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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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coopcoop /kuːp/ noun [countable]  TAHBa building for small animals, especially chickens
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coopOne burned the chicken coop to the ground.She walked round and lifted one of the slats from the roof of the lean-to chicken coop.Another story tells of a fox that stole a chicken from his coop and returned the bird alive.Since the crisis, the manager explains, the coop has not been able to afford fertilizers.Plus it discourages funds that have already flown the coop from changing course and heading home again.Then Deutschlandsender made their announcement yesterday that Hess had flown the coop and I think that clinched it for them.If a hawk flies over their coop, they scurry to shelter; if a pigeon, they do not.
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