rookery


rook·ery

noun \ˈr-kə-rē\
plural rook·er·ies

Definition of ROOKERY

1
a :  the nests or breeding place of a colony of rooks; also :  a colony of rooks
b :  a breeding ground or haunt especially of gregarious birds or mammals (as penguins or seals); also :  a colony of such birds or mammals
2
:  a crowded dilapidated tenement or group of dwellings

First Known Use of ROOKERY

circa 1712

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