byre

[ bahyuh r ]
/ baɪər /

noun British.

a cow shed.

Origin of byre

before 800; Middle English, Old English: barn, shed, variant of būr hut. See bower1

Can be confused

buyer byre pyre
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byre

/ (baɪə) /

noun

British a shelter for cows

Word Origin for byre

Old English bӯre; related to būr hut, cottage; see bower 1
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