There appear to be two crosses atop this overall structure, one on the main house and a larger one on the silo.
Having no ceiling or floor, and being built of common material, there is no necessity for the silo being an expensive structure.
When used for mixing with corn in a silo, the self-binder is satisfactory.
Bundles of corn were chopped by the machine and then conveyed to a fan which blew the ensilage through a pipe into the silo.
"It's lucky harvest will be over; silo filling, too," was his only comment.
Best methods of building the silo, filling it and feeding ensilage.
Like as not they will be wanting to take me to Hastings because I have built a silo; and then I may take you with me.
Just before dawn a terrific bolt of lightning seemed to strike Sam's silo.
silo Pompædius, the author of the revolt, was killed in an action.
If he does not have a silo, some other food can be used in place of the ensilage.
1835, from Spanish silo, traditionally derived from Latin sirum (nominative sirus), from Greek siros "a pit to keep corn in." "The change from r to l in Spanish is abnormal and Greek siros was a rare foreign term peculiar to regions of Asia Minor and not likely to emerge in Castilian Spain" [Barnhart]. Alternatively, the Spanish word is from a pre-Roman Iberian language word represented by Basque zilo, zulo "dugout, cave or shelter for keeping grain." Meaning "underground housing and launch tube for a guided missile" is attested from 1958.