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birdhouse (ˈbɜːdˌhaʊs Pronunciation for birdhouse



  1. (US) a small shelter or box for birds to nest in Usual Brit name: nest box
  2. an enclosure or large cage for captive birds; aviary

Example Sentences Including 'birdhouse'

From a construction standpoint, always have an easy way to clean out the birdhouse by having a removable bottom, back or side.
Globe and Mail (2003)
There was no word on whether ants were also in the birdhouse.
Edmonton Sun (2003)


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