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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 roost /ˈrust/
 棲木,鳥窩,休息所(vi.)栖息,安歇(vt.)使栖息

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roust, n.  A strong tide or current, especially in a narrow channel. [Written also rost, and roost.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roost n. Roast. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roost, n.
 1. The pole or other support on which fowls rest at night; a perch.
    He clapped his wings upon his roost.   --Dryden.
 2. A collection of fowls roosting together.
 At roost, on a perch or roost; hence, retired to rest.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roost v. t. See Roust, v. t.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roost, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Roosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Roosting.]
 1. To sit, rest, or sleep, as fowls on a pole, limb of a tree, etc.; to perch.
 2. Fig.; To lodge; to rest; to sleep.
 O, let me where thy roof my soul hath hid,
 O, let me roost and nestle there.   --Herbert.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 roost
      n 1: a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
      2: a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
      v 1: sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the treee"
           [syn: perch, rest]
      2: settle down or stay, as if on a roost