cowshed

noun
cow·shed | \ ˈkau̇-ˌshed \

Definition of cowshed 

: a shed for the housing of cows

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My father built our country home inside the farm’s original cowshed. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: Inside The Rustic Indian Farmhouse Where A Jewel Scion Feels Most At Home," 12 Dec. 2017 New Delhi (CNN)A teenage girl in Nepal has died after she was bitten by a snake while banished to a cowshed during a menstruation ritual that sees young women separated from their families and made to sleep alone. Sugam Pokharel, CNN, "Nepalese 'menstruation hut' ritual claims life of teenage girl," 10 July 2017 During his nine months in the cowshed, Mr. Ji was forced to haul baskets of coal, weed a garden and hand-plow fields of rice near the campus. Jane Perlez, New York Times, "Q. and A.: Zha Jianying on Remembering the Cultural Revolution," 12 Feb. 2016

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First Known Use of cowshed

1763, in the meaning defined above

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cowshed

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cowshed

: a building where cows are kept

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