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linney

noun
  1. Southwest English dialect a lean-to shed
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Historical Examples of linney

  • In one corner was a linney, with a thatched roof supported on wooden pillars in front and closed in at back and sides.

  • Well, Mr. Scantlebray, I understand the linney and cow-shed is to be pulled down.

    In the Roar of the Sea

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • Here he looked cautiously out of the linney towards the wood and the road.

  • Morley Hall is a mile and a half to our right, and now they're coming round to the Linney.

    Hunting Sketches

    Anthony Trollope