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Roost


ROOST, noun

The pole or other support on which fowls rest at night.

He clapp'd his wings upon his roost

At roost in a state for rest and sleep.

ROOST, verb intransitive

1. To sit, rest or sleep, as fowls on a pole, tree or other thing at night.

2. To lodge, in burlesque.