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  • n. Plural form of shippon.

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Examples

  • Such buildings as they passed were very different from the stone - built structures he knew; here little stone was used, but the huts and shippons of the peasants showed great skill in the working of wood.

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  • Despite the midnight hour everyone found subject for fun in the French barns and shippons which were to be our temporary homes.

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  • Here cattle-byres and shippons ranged snugly on three sides of an open space, their venerable slates yellow with lichens, their thatches green with moss.

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  • Eighty cows are kept in the shippons, ranged in rows, facing the paths by which they are all fed at the head.

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  • The ventilation and the drainage has been better managed than in most houses, so that the shippons have always a sweet atmosphere and even temperature.

    Rides on Railways

  • There were shippons for 42 milkers at Gibstick Hall Farm, but those tyings quickly became home to some of the early purchases of well-bred pedigree cows whose successful families still thrive here today.

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