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noun as in roost

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“What we have here is sort of the fox watching the henhouse,” said Jenny Vollen-Katz, executive director of the John Howard Association, an independent citizen group that has monitored Illinois prisons for more than a century.

We had a vast vegetable garden, fruit trees, a henhouse, and my father would hunt most of our meat: venison, elk, bear.

Perhaps the most significant structural flaw in the current system, however, is that the fox is guarding the henhouse.

In the meantime, Romney is carrying the chickens out the backdoor of the henhouse, one by one.

I don't like having to go inside that henhouse, even though it is barely inside the door.

Sam'l leant against the henhouse as if all his desire to depart had gone.

However, when the nights began to grow chilly Henrietta was glad enough to creep into the henhouse with her companions.

The Rooster was glad it was not lighter in the henhouse, for he felt himself flushing hotly.

She had written Emily of her visit to Solomon Cobb's "henhouse" and of the loan on mortgage which had resulted therefrom.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to henhouse, such as: birdhouse, and roosting place.

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