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shippon

or ship·pen

[ship-uh n]
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noun British Dialect.
  1. a cow barn or cattle shed.

Origin of shippon

before 900; Middle English schepon, Old English scypen; cognate with German Schuppen; akin to shop
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Historical Examples

  • The echo of the ax could be heard from the wood, and the muffled lowing of the kine from the shippon in the yard behind.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • The farm-house in which we resided has long since been swept away, with its barns, its piggery, and its shippon.