from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A structure for storing tobacco during the curing process.
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A Virginia tobacco-barn is totally unlike any other building under the sun.
J.K. Bobbitt claims to have been the first to erect a tobacco-barn in the county of Burke, and deserves honor for an example since so extensively followed.
A Sketch of the Tobacco Interests In North Carolina. Being an Account of the Culture, Handling and Manufacture of the Staple; Together with Some Information Respecting the Principal Farmers, Manufacturing Establishments and Warehouses; with Statistics Exhibiting the Growth of Tobacco in the Western Counties, and Also in the Other Tobacco Producing Regions of the State, as Shown By Comparison of the Crop of 1880 with Those of Preceding Years
You had better give Nimbus the empty house near the tobacco-barn.