Roost

Definition of Roost

n.1.Roast.
v. t.1.See Roust, v. t.
n.1.The pole or other support on which fowls rest at night; a perch.
He clapped his wings upon his roost.
- Dryden.
2.A collection of fowls roosting together.
At roost
on a perch or roost; hence, retired to rest.
v. i.1.To sit, rest, or sleep, as fowls on a pole, limb of a tree, etc.; to perch.
[imp. & p. p. Roosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Roosting.]
2.Fig.; To lodge; to rest; to sleep.
O, let me where thy roof my soul hath hid,
O, let me roost and nestle there.
- Herbert.

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