from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A building in which birds are kept; an aviary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An aviary; a poultry house.
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- noun An
aviary; a poultryhouse.
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Turtle-doves were fattened in large numbers for the market on wheat and millet, the latter being moistened with sweet wine; but thrushes were chiefly in request, and Varro mentions one ornithon from which no less than five thousand of these birds were sold for the table in one season.