[ ship-uh n ]
/ ˈʃɪp ən /
noun British Dialect.
a cow barn or cattle shed.
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Its your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game we’re going to play.
It’s your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game were going to play.
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Origin of shippon
before 900; Middle English schepon, Old English scypen; cognate with German Schuppen; akin to shop
Words nearby shippon
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Example sentences 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.Recollections of Old Liverpool|A Nonagenarian