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sheepcote

[ sheep-koht ]

noun

, Chiefly British.
  1. a pen or covered enclosure for sheep.


sheepcote

/ ˈʃiːpˌkəʊt /

noun

  1. another word for sheepfold


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sheepcote1

1375–1425; late Middle English. See sheep, cote 1
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Example Sentences

Then he'll ask, "Whereabouts is your sheepcote and shieling?"

She goes first till they come to the sheepcote; she goes in and bade them follow her.

After that they all ran out of the sheepcote, but Rodny went indoors with Njal, and was there the rest of the night.

Cotswold (pronounced Cotsold) is an old word for a sheepcote.

Crown-street, afterwards Nelson-street is now Sheepcote-street.

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