Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A box with one or more small entry holes, made as a nesting place for birds.
  • noun An aviary.

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  • noun A small house for birds.
  • noun An aviary.

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  • noun a shelter for birds

Etymologies

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From bird +‎ house.

Examples

  • The birdhouse is an ornament made with stickers and a button.

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  • The birdhouse is a few feet away from the blue chairs, it is my new camera, the Canon sx1 on zoom that gives that type of perspective.

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  • The picture of the garden path…the one with the birdhouse is my favorite.

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  • Or if I say the word birdhouse and follow it too closely with the word soul, you'll more than likely curse me for the rest of the day, doing anything in your power to get the song out of your head.

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  • Or if I say the word birdhouse and follow it too closely with the word soul, you'll more than likely curse me for the rest of the day, doing anything in your power to get the song out of your head.

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  • "It isn't even a city, in our sense of the term, no more than a birdhouse is a nest."

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  • While she said the paintings on her birdhouse are a little "random," there was one thing that had to be on this year's model.

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  • While she said the paintings on her birdhouse are a little "random," there was one thing that had to be on this year's model.

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  • The system consists of a main cabinet and a so-called "birdhouse," where the RF cables enter the base station.

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