Usage examples for coops

  1. We perceived his fall and threw over to him chairs, barrels, benches, hen- coops in a word everything we could lay hands on; then the captain gave the orders to heave to; in the twinkling of an eye the lashings of one of the quarter- boats were cut apart, the boat lowered and manned: by this time the boy was considerably a- stern. – Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific by Gabriel Franchere
  2. They were so very much interested in the game that they forgot to watch their coops – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol