noun, plural gra·na·ries.
Examples from the Web for granary
I preached it over several times in the granary with only Paddy, sitting immovably on a puncheon, for audience.The Story Girl|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Commonly, when dining, the squirrel goes to his granary or storage place and uses this for a dining room.Watched by Wild Animals|Enos A. Mills
They served sometimes as a market-place, sometimes as a granary, sometimes as a playground, sometimes as a stage.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
We stowed the canoes in a granary, and asked among the children for a guide.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson
We had but a small supply of rice in the granary near the wharf, and that was continually in danger of being destroyed or burnt.Lives of the Three Mrs. Judsons|Arabella W. Stuart
British Dictionary definitions for granary (1 of 2)
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for granary
British Dictionary definitions for granary (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for granary
1560s, from Latin granaria "granary, store house for corn," from granum "grain" (see corn (n.1)).