Definition of coop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kuːp//
; NAmE NAmE//kuːp//
Animal homes
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  • a cage for chickens, etc. See related entries: Animal homes
  • Word OriginMiddle English cowpe; related to Dutch kuip ‘vat’ and German Kufe ‘cask’, based on Latin cupa. Compare with cooper.Idioms (informal, especially North American English) to escape from a place
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coop