coop definition

  • noun:
    • An enclosure or cage, for poultry or small creatures.
    • Slang An uncomfortably confined room.
    • Slang A prison.
    • A pen or enclosure for wild birds.
    • jail
    • alternate spelling of co-op.
    • A barrel or cask for alcohol.
    • An inclosure for keeping small animals; a pen; specially, a grated package for confining poultry.
    • A cart made close with panels; a tumbrel.
    • A box, often with grating or pubs on one part or more, which chicken tend to be confined for fattening, transportation, event, etc., or perhaps in which a hen with young girls is closed for protection also to hold the girl from straying.
    • A pen; an inclosed location for small pets, poultry, etc.
    • Any thin, confining host to abode, as a property or room.
    • A cask; a barrel, keg, tub, pail, or any other vessel formed of staves and hoops, for containing fluids.
    • A Dutch corn-measure corresponding to about one tenth of a Winchester peck.
    • A tumbrel or close cart.
    • an enclosure made or line or material pubs by which wild birds or pets could be kept
    • a farm building for housing poultry
    • An enclosure or cage, for chicken or tiny animals.
    • Slang An uncomfortably confined room.
    • Slang A prison.
    • A pen or enclosure for wild birds.
    • prison
    • alternate spelling of co-op.
    • A barrel or cask for alcohol.
    • An inclosure for maintaining tiny animals; a pen; especially, a grated package for confining poultry.
    • A cart made close with boards; a tumbrel.
    • A box, often with grating or bars on a single part or maybe more, where poultry are confined for fattening, transportation, event, etc., or in which a hen with youthful chicks is closed for refuge and to hold the girl from straying.
    • A pen; an inclosed location for small creatures, chicken, etc.
    • Any thin, confining host to abode, as a residence or room.
    • A cask; a barrel, keg, tub, pail, or other vessel created of staves and hoops, for containing liquids.
    • A Dutch corn-measure add up to about one tenth of a Winchester peck.
    • A tumbrel or close cart.
    • an enclosure made or line or steel pubs by which wild birds or pets can be kept
    • a farm building for housing poultry
  • verb-transitive:
    • To limit in or as though in a coop. Often combined with up. See Synonyms at enclose.
    • To confine in a coop; ergo, to shut up or limit in a narrow compass; to cramp; -- frequently followed by up, occasionally by in.
    • to the office upon in the way of a cooper.
    • To confine in or just as if in a coop. Often used with up. See Synonyms at enclose.
    • To confine in a coop; for this reason, to shut-up or limit in a narrow compass; to cramp; -- frequently followed by up, often by in.
    • to function upon in the way of a cooper.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • Informal To sleep or shirk in a parked patrol vehicle while on duty. Applied of a police officer.
    • Informal To sleep or shirk in a parked patrol vehicle while on task. Applied of a police officer.
  • idiom:
    • fly to help make a getaway; escape.
    • fly to create a getaway; escape.
  • verb:
    • to help keep in a coop.
    • To shut-up or limit in a narrow room; to cramp.
    • to exert effort upon in the manner of a cooper.
    • To keep in a coop.
    • To shut up or limit in a narrow area; to cramp.
    • to exert effort upon in how of a cooper.
  • others:
    • to place into a coop; confine in a coop; cage; for this reason, to shut-up or limit in a narrow compass: frequently accompanied by up: since, poor people associated with the town tend to be cooped up in crowded tenements.
    • to produce or restore (a vessel created of staves and hoops); hoop (a vessel).
    • Synonyms To inclose, imprison, hem in, cage.
    • to place into a coop; confine in a coop; cage; for this reason, to shut-up or limit in a narrow compass: often followed closely by up: because, the indegent of city are cooped up in crowded tenements.
    • which will make or fix (a vessel formed of staves and hoops); hoop (a vessel).
    • Synonyms To inclose, imprison, hem in, cage.

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