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The property also has a barn, summer kitchen, granary, buggy house, blacksmith shop and outhouse.
Mao Zedong commanded a 1958 war on the vermin afflicting Chinese granaries, encouraging the extermination, over a two-day period, of all fleas, flies, rats and sparrows.
It was assumed that mice didn’t really begin hanging out with humans until the dawn of agriculture, some 10,000 to 12,000 years ago—lured to our homes and towns by kitchens full of crumbs and granaries full of wheat.
Cats, for instance, would keep rodents away from granaries.
The photographer found artists selling watercolors for a few dinar at Ksar Ouled Sultane, a granary that subbed as slaves quarters of Mos Espa in The Phantom Menace.
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Origin and Etymology of granary
First Known Use: 1570See Words from the same year
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: a building in which grain is stored
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