cowshed

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noun cow·shed \ ˈkau̇-ˌshed \

Definition of cowshed

:a shed for the housing of cows

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First Known Use of cowshed

1763


COWSHED Defined for English Language Learners

cowshed

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Definition of cowshed for English Language Learners

  • : a building where cows are kept


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