shippon

or ship·pen

[ ship-uh n ]
/ ˈʃɪp ən /
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noun British Dialect.

a cow barn or cattle shed.

Origin of shippon

before 900; Middle English schepon, Old English scypen; cognate with German Schuppen; akin to shop
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Examples from the Web for shippon

  • The echo of the ax could be heard from the wood, and the muffled lowing of the kine from the shippon in the yard behind.

    A Son of Hagar|Sir Hall Caine
  • The farm-house in which we resided has long since been swept away, with its barns, its piggery, and its shippon.