- dialect a cow shed; byre
C17: of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for mistal
In the far corner of the bare walls of undressed stone at this side is an open door leading into a mistal.
He'd tak a turn round t' croft, an' then he'd set off wi' his budget to t' mistal to milk t' cows.More Tales of the Ridings
Mistal Staple not home, was the serene answer, as the Chinaman moved to close the door.Frank Merriwell's Triumph
Burt L. Standish