- 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.Recollections of Old Liverpool