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roost

a place, perch, branch, etc., where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
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Korean gadgets rule the roost at GITEXCeShopper as iPhone sales slide
It is a sad fact that a lot of young men now only have a mother and rule the roost.
PRESTATYN Town rule the roost in the Black Dragon Badges Reserve Premier League after seeing off Llandudno Junction 3-0 with goals from James Farrell, Chris Davies (penalty) and Jack Roberts.
But since the ladies - many aged over 70 - threatened to down pots and pans, the grumpy old men who rule the roost in the committee room have decided to bump up their fees to pounds 100.
Till we wake up, crooked, conniving, control freaks in different guises will continue to rule the roost.
And Soler's outstanding performances in the mountains KING OF THE MOUNTAINS last year had the stamp of a rider set to rule the roost for a long time.
Kids rule the roost these days partly because staff now have to be very careful how they steer the kids or dictate boundaries.
Regina, SK -- Human Rights Commissions are not the only quasi-judicial bodies that currently rule the roost in Canada.
Yet for the most part women continued to rule the roost.
Owner and designer Sherry Stein calls her 2,000-square-foot 1927 English cottage built by Royal Dana the Squirrel Cottage, but dogs rule the roost.
The elite liberal arts institutions rule the roost, and everyone else falls into a long line of relative prestige according to how "applied" we are.