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  • n  a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
  • n  a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
  • v  sit, as on a branch
  • v  settle down or stay, as if on a roost

  • At that moment in fashion, French couturiers ruled the roost.
  • Last week Bertrand Russell (Earl Russell in England) found a roost.
  • On every court day for over six weeks fourscore New York poultrymen roosted on a bleacher in a Federal courtroom in Manhattan.
News & Articles

  • Ex-Barcel chef brings favorites and more to Roost
    Chef Kevin Reilly, formerly of Cafe Barcel in Nyack, is opening Roost in Sparkill in the former Woody's space. He is completely renovating the restaurant, doubling the size of two big windows in front, restoring tin ceilings and redoing the bar.
    June 11, 2013 - The Journal News
  • Do you want to be on TV?
    Red Roost Tavern, the new farm-to-table style restaurant inside Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, opened... - 8:39 am
    June 11, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • 'Red Roost Tavern' opens at Hyatt Regency Hotel
    Hyatt Regency Cincinnati has announced the opening of Red Roost Tavern, a new farm-to-table style restaurant.
    June 10, 2013 - FOX 19 Cincinnati

  • Gordon Brown in Times Online
    Mr Cable laid the blame for the credit crisis squarely at the door of Mr Brown, saying that he had done nothing to prevent the housing market overheating during his 10 years as Chancellor, and now the "chickens were coming home to roost".
  • Warren Buffett in International Herald Tribune
    What is no puzzle, however, is why CEOs opt for a high investment assumption: It lets them report higher earnings,Buffett wrote. "And if they are wrong, as I believe they are, the chickens won't come home to roost until long after they...
  • Malcolm X in Yahoo! News
    Being an old farm boy myself,said Malcolm, "chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad, they've always made me glad." "We bombed Hiroshima, we bombed Nagasaki, and we nuked far more than the thousands in New York and the...

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