"rookery" Definition

  1. a low neighbourhood inhabited by dirty Irish and thieves—as St. Giles’s ROOKERY.—_Old._ In military slang that part of the barracks occupied by subalterns, often by no means a pattern of good order.

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Position in the dictionary: 2873 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: rooky, roost, rooster, rooter, rope, roper, ropes, roping, rose, rosin
Previous words in the dictionary: rook, romany, roll of snow, rogue’s yarn, rocked, rock-a-low, rob’em, robin redbreast, roast, roaring trade

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