noun, plural henhouses [hen-hou-ziz] .
a shelter for poultry.

1505–15; hen + house

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henhouse (ˈhɛnˌhaʊs)
a coop for hens

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Example sentences
Our scheme to get him out of the henhouse has been a total unexpected triumph.
Federal firearms legislation is the epitome of the fox watching the henhouse.
The supporters of the fox were asked to investigate if the fox had indeed
  gotten into the henhouse.
But it seems that here was the fox put in charge of the henhouse.
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