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  • noun Plural form of barn.

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Examples

  • Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.

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  • They went to ground, hiding fighters in barns and under bridges, in hay stacks and wickerwork.

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  • He scoffs at the idea that freezing winters like this past one are an obstacle: "Deer don't live in barns," he says, "and cattle have much thicker layers of fat."

    Back To Grass

  • He scoffs at the idea that freezing winters like this past one are an obstacle: "Deer don't live in barns," he says, "and cattle have much thicker layers of fat."

    Back To Grass

  • A similar confusion still surrounds "free-range," which can refer to animals that roam where they please or to animals kept in barns and allowed to range in circumscribed yards.

    Back To Grass

  • A similar confusion still surrounds "free-range," which can refer to animals that roam where they please or to animals kept in barns and allowed to range in circumscribed yards.

    Back To Grass

  • There was no churches for them to attend divine worship, no ministers to preach to them the word of God and teach them lessons of truth and wisdom, no schools where they could be educated; all religious services were held in barns or in the woods.

    Sketch of the Life of Mr. Lewis Charlton, and Reminiscences of Slavery.

  • Folks gave me things to eat, and I slept in barns and tramped by day.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • They build nests in barns, hollow trees, and some take the nests of other birds.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • Our numbers prevented us from enjoying the comforts of a house to lodge in, and when we could not find room in barns or other outbuildings, we slept on the bosom of mother earth, beneath our own good blankets, and the starry coverlet of heaven.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

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