[ US /ˈɹust/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈuːst/ ]
  1. sit, as on a branch
    The birds perched high in the tree
  2. settle down or stay, as if on a roost
  1. a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
  2. a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
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How To Use roost In A Sentence

  • And having left the Broncos a couple of seasons back, next year he is returning to the Broncos, and his departure will be unlamented in Roosters territory.
  • By night they roost in the gently flowing shallows of the Platte, shin-deep in cool water, or else on sandbars, giving them warning against any predator that might come splashing out.
  • Edward is a perpetual student, it would seem, born in the year of the rooster!
  • Our second annual spring trip to the Upper Catch and Release Area of the Miller's River, my father caught this nice brown trout, and caught flak from the elitists because he was using the fly rod with a spinning reel and rooster tail and catching fish, while the elitist fly fishers were getting skunked all morning. Field & Stream
  • Sydney Roosters utility forward Michael Crocker pressed his claims for Test selection with two of the Kangaroos' six tries tries.
  • Before anyone else could say anything, the door burst open and the birds all screeched and flew to the top of the roost.
  • All day the eye of the sky bulges, lidless and forgiving until darkness comes to roost undisturbed in its lashes.
  • Papa couldn't butcher their milk cow and he had to keep the surviving roosters and hens to build a new flock in the new year.
  • The chickens are now coming home to roost. The Sun
  • Our turkeys roost on our roof - and we do see tracks - huge ones!
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