Arrived at the barnlike station, the porters—two Bhootea women, carried our luggage up to Woodland's Hotel.
Its exhibits were simple, the buildings that housed them fantastic and barnlike.
This is a long fur-edged garment, very warm and pleasant in winter when the castle is a barnlike place.
Gwynette had not liked the room when she first arrived, as it was, she declared, too “barnlike” in its barrenness.
For it was before the day that those two mammoth and barnlike terminals, the North and the South stations, had been built.
The room, on the upper floor just opposite the hall where we have the chorus rehearsals, is large and barnlike.
They appeared together in the church, a barnlike edifice, with great galleries half-way between the floor and the roof.
Just dairy sounds so milky and barnlike; and I don't like 'sunbeam book' real well, either.
The walls were unplastered and the rafters unceiled; the whole bearing a most barnlike and unhospitable appearance.
In the wide, barnlike foyer of the building, a vertigo of stage fright obsessed him.
Old English bereærn "barn," literally "barley house," from bere "barley" (see barley) + aern "house," metathesized from *rann, *rasn (cf. Old Norse rann, Gothic razn "house," Old English rest "resting place;" sealtærn "saltworks").
Barley was not always the only crop grown as the data recovered at Bishopstone might suggest but it is always the most commonly represented, followed by wheat and then rye and oats. [C.J. Arnold, "An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms," 1988, p.36]Another word for "barn" in Old English was beretun, "barley enclosure" (from tun "enclosure, house"), which accounts for the many Barton place names on the English map, and the common surname. Barn door used figuratively for "broad target" and "great size" since 1540s.
a storehouse (Deut. 28:8; Job 39:12; Hag. 2:19) for grain, which was usually under ground, although also sometimes above ground (Luke 12:18).