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British Dictionary definitions for tithe barn

tithe barn

noun
  1. a large barn where, formerly, the agricultural tithe of a parish was stored
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Examples from the Web for tithe barn

Historical Examples

  • Close to the church, Easington has been fortunate in preserving its fourteenth-century tithe-barn covered with a thatched roof.

    Yorkshire Painted And Described

    Gordon Home

  • And surely now came the tallest one that ever rolled in at a tithe-barn door, or struck the lintel of a giraffe-house.

    Dariel

    R. D. Blackmore