In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1chicken/hen coop — gallinero masculine
- to fly the coop — largarse
- At the side of the house stood a barn, and a coop full of chickens scratching at the dry cracked earth.
- I found a brown egg the size of an acorn in the coop.
- For $80, the farmer sold his guests eight metal nesting boxes, old barn wood with which to build a coop, four Rhode Island Reds, and a sack of feed.
- Many of the lots had a barn for a cow and horses, and a coop for chickens.
- But then he mumbled "chickens" and "roosting", so I decided he must have given more thought to my suggestion to build a coop in the back garden.
- If we don't stop these groups, tomorrow you won't be able to milk cows or keep chickens in coops.
- Other projects under way in the four-storey space include rearing chickens in a coop on the roof and growing vegetables in the back garden.
- The reason I recommend this method is that, the birds being so valuable, the owners do not permit them to roost around promiscuously, they put them in a coop as strong as a fireproof safe and keep it in the kitchen at night.
- Always fashionable, I went with a shabby chic motif for my coop.
- Five months later, we had a coop and four hens.
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