Meaning of hen coop in English:

hen coop


  • A cage or pen in which hens are kept.

    ‘there were only three chickens in the hen coop’
    • ‘The fuselage was in use as a hen coop on the Isle of Lewis.’
    • ‘A servant was sent to collect eggs from the hen coops.’
    • ‘Your children can get really involved by helping to feed the chickens and collecting their breakfast eggs straight from the hen coop too, if they fancy.’
    • ‘The project aimed at giving five chicks and a hen coop to about 2,700 beneficiaries from different city wards.’
    • ‘Lilly hid the airman in a hen coop at the back of a local house, bringing food at night when it was safer to do so.’
    • ‘Have you ever looked in a hen coop after a fox has paid a visit?’
    • ‘The fire for cooking the eggs was made from the wood of the, now destroyed, hen coop.’
    • ‘He has a hen coop with a number of hens and one rooster.’
    • ‘One thing that I remember enjoying particularly as a very young boy was going into the hen coop to collect the eggs with my mother.’
    • ‘The librar is slightly larger than a hen coop with over 3,000 students competing to have access to its contents.’