coop

[[t]ku͟ːp[/t]]
coops
1) N-COUNT A coop is a cage where you keep small animals or birds such as chickens and rabbits.
2) PHRASE: V inflects If you say that someone has flown the coop, you mean that they have left a place or situation that limits their freedom.

...a family whose children have grown up and flown the coop...

She graduates to senior stylist and then flies the coop to set up in a salon of her own.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • .coop — Introduced 2001 TLD type Sponsored top level domain Status Active Registry Midcounties Co operative operates the registry on behalf of …   Wikipedia

  • Coop — bzw. coop (von engl. cooperative, Genossenschaft) steht für: Coop (Schweiz), die zweitgrößte Einzelhandelsgruppe der Schweiz coop eG, die größte deutsche Konsumgenossenschaft im Lebensmittel Einzelhandel Coop (Italien), die größte italienische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • .coop — Début 2001 État actif Destiné à coopératives Documents …   Wikipédia en Français

  • .coop — es un dominio de Internet patrocinado de primer nivel aprobado por la ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) . El dominio .coop se creó para la utilización de las sociedades cooperativas que se adscriben a los principios… …   Wikipedia Español

  • .coop — Введение 2001 Тип домена спонсируемый общий домен верхнего уровня Статус действующий Структура разрешена регистрация имён второго уровня Веб сайт nic.coop …   Википедия

  • Coop — Coop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cooping}.] To confine in a coop; hence, to shut up or confine in a narrow compass; to cramp; usually followed by up, sometimes by in. [1913 Webster] The Trojans cooped within their walls so… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coop — (k[=oo]p), n. [Cf. AS. cypa a measure, D. kuip tub, Icel. kupa bowl, G. kufe coop tub; all fr. L. cupa vat, tub, LL. cupa, copa, cup. See {Cup}, and cf. {Keeve}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A barrel or cask for liquor. [Obs.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coop — coop; coop·er; coop·er·id; …   English syllables

  • coop — [ko͞op] n. [ME coupe, akin to MDu, MLowG kupe, OHG kuofa < L cupa, tub, cask < IE * keup , hollow, mound: for IE base see COOMB] 1. a small cage, pen, or building as for poultry 2. a) any place of confinement b) Slang a jail vt. to confine… …   English World dictionary

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