sheepfold

[ sheep-fohld ]
/ ˈʃipˌfoʊld /

noun Chiefly British.

an enclosure for sheep.

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Origin of sheepfold

before 1000; Middle English; Old English sceapa falda.See sheep, fold2
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sheepfold
/ (ˈʃiːpˌfəʊld) /

noun

a pen or enclosure for sheep
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