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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
roosterroost‧er /ˈruːstə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  rooster.jpg HBBa male chicken syn cock British English
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roosterSo the laundress was grateful; she had killed a rooster for him.The editor had pushed his left sleeve up and Bernstein had seen a tattoo of a rooster.Outside, a rooster crowed some way off, and right underneath her some one split kindling with a quick thunk thunk thunk.The best Chianti has a black rooster on the label.The average domestic rooster is considerably louder than other birds and is therefore the most noticeable at dawn.A neighborhood rooster crows once and then twice and then falls silent.Only sensation survived: being deafened by the rooster, yet finding silence unendurable.
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