an enclosure for sheep.
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How to use sheepfold in a sentence
“Now the wolf is in the sheepfold” was his observation when Delacroix was elected to the Institute.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther
David was taken from the sheepfold to be a ruler of God's people, and Peter was taken from fishing to be the head of the Church.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V | John Lord
At the mouth of a valley to the south were seen a sheepfold and two black specks we took for stones.
When we encamped below a sheepfold, there she was again, established herself inside the fold, lighted a fire and fetched water.
A small spring surrounded by grass seemed to us quite an oasis, and there we encamped near a sheepfold and a mani heap.
British Dictionary definitions for sheepfold
a pen or enclosure for sheep
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