(?), n.;
pl. Rookeries ().
1. The breeding place of a colony of rooks; also, the birds themselves. Tennyson.
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2. A breeding place of other gregarious birds, as of herons, penguins, etc.
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3. The breeding ground of seals, esp. of the fur seals.
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4. A dilapidated building with many rooms and occupants; a cluster of dilapidated or mean buildings.
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5. A brothel. [Low]
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