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coop

noun

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  1. 1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <like many of the city's hookers, she was back in the coop within a week of her release> Synonyms bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, jail, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]Related Words bull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk(s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training schoolNear Antonyms outside

  2. 2 an enclosure with an open framework for keeping animals <a chicken coop> Synonyms cage, corral, hutch, pen, poundRelated Words kennel, run; kraal, stockade; cote, dovecote (also dovecot), henhouse; fold, sheepfold; pigpen; aquarium, terrarium; live-box; fence




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