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A shed or shelter for cows.
hut, lean-to, outhouse, outbuilding, shackView synonyms
- ‘After one or two ineffectual attempts he managed to pitch the key of the cow-house door in through the window.’
- ‘By this means, the cow-house may be extended to any degree of accommodation required.’
- ‘Free stabling in cow-houses causes troubles especially in the group treatment of animals, and in some cases even in a herd treatment.’
- ‘He ignored the pale, angry faces peering out at the cow-house window.’
- ‘Outside in the cow-house my mother made the music of milking.’
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