One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cage or pen in which hens are kept.‘there were only three chickens in the hen coop’
- ‘A servant was sent to collect eggs from the hen coops.’
- ‘Your children can get really involved by helping to feed the chickens and collecting their breakfast eggs straight from the hen coop too, if they fancy.’
- ‘Have you ever looked in a hen coop after a fox has paid a visit?’
- ‘The librar is slightly larger than a hen coop with over 3,000 students competing to have access to its contents.’
- ‘One thing that I remember enjoying particularly as a very young boy was going into the hen coop to collect the eggs with my mother.’
- ‘The project aimed at giving five chicks and a hen coop to about 2,700 beneficiaries from different city wards.’
- ‘The fire for cooking the eggs was made from the wood of the, now destroyed, hen coop.’
- ‘Lilly hid the airman in a hen coop at the back of a local house, bringing food at night when it was safer to do so.’
- ‘The fuselage was in use as a hen coop on the Isle of Lewis.’
- ‘He has a hen coop with a number of hens and one rooster.’
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