Definitions

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  • n. a chicken coop

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Parton used "chickenhouse" in interviews, referring to the real-life Chicken Ranch that was the subject of the Playboy piece and the basis for the whole show. according to Variety, are planning a complete overhaul of the project, so even though it's definitely still a musical, we're not sure if the songs remain the same.

    Empire News

  • These foxes set about guarding our chickenhouse by kicking the props out from under effective programs, terminating key personnel that haven't already quit in disgust or protest, and setting policies against one another to cancel their effectiveness.

    Burocracide: The NIE flap is but the tip of a very dangerous iceburg

  • The old chickenhouse where the Bike Patrol had met was gone, but the large vegetable garden remained.

    A Winter Haunting

  • Once, when Dale and Mike and I were having a chickenhouse discussion of God, my only contribution was a paraphrased quote from Mark Twain: “When we look around at the pain and injustice of the world, we must come to the ineluctable conclusion that God is a thug.”

    A Winter Haunting

  • He let his eyes run left, across silo, pigsty, chickenhouse, over his acres that rolled away beyond them bearing the earth's abundance.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • She was ignominiously ejected from her chickenhouse-laboratory on the ground that it was more needed for its original use, and she was jeered at in every vehicle of public expression.

    Greener Than You Think

  • Her laboratory was an abandoned chickenhouse which must have reminded her constantly of her lost kitchen.

    Greener Than You Think

  • _ How Miss Francis contrived to make every place she lived in, apartment, chickenhouse or cottage, look exactly alike was remarkable.

    Greener Than You Think

  • I expect the lake is flooding the whole place and messing up everything from our cellar to the chickenhouse.

    The Thing from the Lake

  • Having Dodd spearhead financial reform is having the fox guard the (urban or rural) chickenhouse.

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