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  • n. Plural form of fowl-house.


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  • When he with Laura in his hand went into the kitchen on his way to the dog-kennel, the fowl-houses, and other his favourite haunts, all the servants there assembled in great silence with their friends, and the labouring men and their wives, and Sally

    The History of Pendennis

  • They could cut the timber in the coppice, and put up the fowl-houses for themselves.

    The Silver Spoon

  • Rosie, on the other hand, more devious and sly, had sharp salts of wickedness on her, and she led me a dance round the barns and fowl-houses which often left me parched and trembling.

    Cider With Rosie

  • _Poultry Farmer_: A scout must have a good knowledge of incubators, brooders, sanitary fowl-houses and coops and runs; also of rearing, feeding, killing, and dressing birds for market; also he must be able to pack birds and eggs for market.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

  • Some enthusiasts, to enlarge their holdings, went even so far as to pull down their untenanted fowl-houses.

    The Siege of Kimberley

  • Five-Bob -- pleasant, hospitable Five-Bob -- as shut up, with no one but a solitary caretaker there pending the settling of the Beecham insolvency; with flowers running to seed unheeded in the wide old garden, grass yellowing on the lawns, fruit wasting in wain-loads in the great orchard, kennels, stables, fowl-houses, and cow-yards empty and deserted.

    My Brilliant Career

  • Evidently he had been set to clean out the fowl-houses, for a wheelbarrow half full of manure stood at the door of a wire-netted shed, and in the middle of this task he had sought diversion by shooting rats from among the straw in

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

  • Some fowl-houses and runs were finished, and their feathered occupants arrived and took possession.

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl

  • The corn-cribs, fowl-houses, and hot-houses or dugouts for winter use were clustered near the other cabins.

    The Winning of the West, Volume 1 From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi, 1769-1776

  • "The ash-pit and the fowl-houses," replied Bill, picking up his reins.

    Mount Music


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