from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A shed for housing cows.

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  • n. A small barn for keeping cows

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a barn for cows.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a barn for cows


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  • The cowshed is the feeding and the sleeping place for your oxen.

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  • I remember having the hardest time understanding it was "cowshed" and not "carshed."


  • As Maharaj was speaking at length about the plight of residents of Bunsee Trace, located significantly in the Siparia constituency, who had a 'cowshed' for a community centre, he raised a huge photograph of the centre.

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  • Zhang had been chained to a cowshed in Hunan, southern China, in 2005 after falling out with village officials over a loan to build his house.

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  • Just an AOP who survived the blitz, 4 years as a Squaddie [@4 bob a day], shoveled Dung @9d/hr in the cowshed, and watched turds go up the ladder and turn into dysentery on the way down [had that too] etc … … on January 23, 2010 at 7: 28 am Furor Teutonicus

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  • It is two decades since Martin and Lizzie Graham, opera-loving entrepreneurs of the most down-to-earth yet dreamy variety, started staging opera in a disused cowshed.

    Die Walküre; Siegfried; BBC Proms 23, 26 & 27 – review

  • Phred Dvorak/The Wall Street Journal Michiyasu Ogai, shown in his cowshed on July 16, says he got little information about what was happening at the nuclear plant 23 miles away from his tiny farm in Minamisoma.

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  • Even in the context of the bizarre, twisted fairy tale of Michael Jackson's life, the time he spent living in aconverted cowshed in rural Ireland shortly before he died takes some believing.

    Michael Jackson's Irish hideaway

  • Jackson fell in love with County Westmeath and, after a month in the converted cowshed, moved to the equally secluded neighbouring estate of Coolatore, also owned by the Dunnings.

    Michael Jackson's Irish hideaway

  • She liked what she saw and booked the studio plus a three-bed cottage on the grounds that had been converted from a cowshed.

    Michael Jackson's Irish hideaway


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