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or shippen

[ship-uh n] /ˈʃɪp ən/
noun, British Dialect.
a cow barn or cattle shed.
Origin of shippon
before 900; Middle English schepon, Old English scypen; cognate with German Schuppen; akin to shop Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • 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.

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