Roosting



noun
1.
a perch upon which birds or fowls rest at night.
2.
a large cage, house, or place for fowls or birds to roost in.
3.
a place for sitting, resting, or lodging.
verb (used without object)
4.
to sit or rest on a roost, perch, etc.
5.
to settle or stay, especially for the night.
Idioms
6.
come home to roost, (of an action) to revert or react unfavorably to the doer; boomerang:
an evil deed that came home to roost and ruined his life.
7.
rule the roost, to be in charge or control; dominate:
It was only too apparent that his grandfather ruled the roost.
noun
1.
a place, perch, branch, etc, where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
2.
a temporary place to rest or stay
3.
rule the roost, See rule (sense 20)
verb
4.
(intransitive) to rest or sleep on a roost
5.
(intransitive) to settle down or stay
6.
come home to roost, to have unfavourable repercussions
noun
1.
the Roost, a powerful current caused by conflicting tides around the Shetland and Orkney Islands
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