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Cowhouse   Listen

A barn for cows.  Synonyms: byre, cow barn, cowbarn, cowshed.

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"Cowhouse" Quotes from Famous Books

... ain't outflanked. Ain't 'e a liar? Come an' look 'ow I've posted my men.' You bet I looked. The young demon trotted by my stirrup and showed me his whole army (twenty of 'em) laid out under cover as nicely as you please round a cowhouse in a hollow. He kept on shouting: 'I've drew Alf into there. 'Is persition ain't tenable. Say it ain't tenable, Guard!' I rode round the position, and Alf with his army came out of his cowhouse an' ...
— Traffics and Discoveries • Rudyard Kipling

... after she caught the starlings. This was a piece of cleverness which my sister invented and carried through entirely out of her own head. She made friends with one of the cows at the farm near us, and used to go into the cowhouse and jump on the cow's back. Then when the cow was sent out into the field to get her grassy breakfast, my sister used to go with her, riding ...
— Pussy and Doggy Tales • Edith Nesbit

... is by the roadside, the front door opening on to the road, the back door into the yard; the cowhouse and pigsty are under one roof, the barn, stable, and cart-shed forming the other three ...
— Selected Polish Tales • Various

Words linked to "Cowhouse" :   barn, byre

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