from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A flock of birds.
- n. An aviary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A flight of birds.
- n. A large bird cage; an aviary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large bird-cage or inclosure in which the birds have room to fly.
- n. The birds confined in such an inclosure; a flight or flock of birds.
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The velocipede volery sent up a choking cloud of dust.
And an old boy, at his first appearance, with all the gravity of his ivy-bush about him, is sure to draw on him the eyes and chirping of the whole town volery; amongst which there will not be wanting some birds of prey, that will presently be on the wing for him.