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Definition of "hencoop" [hen•coop]

  • A coop or cage for poultry. Also called hennery. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hencoop" in a sentence
  • "It is possible that a man (supposing he happened to be on deck at the time of the accident) might have floated ashore on that hencoop."
  • "“It takes you a long time, my son, to mend a hencoop,” he said."
  • "When we had rowed a little further, we discerned it to be a man riding upon a hencoop, who, seeing us approach, pronounced with a hoarse voice, “D — n your bloods! why did you not answer when I hailed?”"