Definition of barn
- a great barn of a hotel
- —W. A. White
They live in a big barn of a house.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a building on a farm that is used for storing grain and hay and for housing farm animals or equipment
: a large building that is usually bare and plain
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