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sheepcote

[ sheep-koht ]
/ ˈʃipˌkoʊt /
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noun Chiefly British.
a pen or covered enclosure for sheep.
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Origin of sheepcote

1375–1425; late Middle English. See sheep, cote1
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British Dictionary definitions for sheepcote

sheepcote
/ (ˈʃiːpˌkəʊt) /

noun
mainly British another word for sheepfold
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