One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A quickly constructed building in which vertical poles are secured in the ground to serve as both the foundation and framework.
- ‘This is Iowa, where they can build a pole building, put three thousand hogs in it, and call it a farm; where they can build a pole building, put a steeple on it, and call it a church.’
- ‘We had a metal pole building built on a slat we poured, and we bought a salvaged compressors and evaporators.’
- ‘I was a little disappointed that work has not yet begun on two new much-needed car storage ‘barns,’ the inexpensive pole buildings IRM erects to provide indoor storage and display for its collection.’
- ‘Finally to the north, it's the white farmhouse and green pole building we park the tractors in.’
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