barnnoun [ C ]uk /bɑːn/ us /bɑːrn/
- The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted.
- The escaped prisoners lay up in a barn for a few weeks, until the search had been called off.
- The sheep were penned in behind the barn.
- The barn of the other side of the farmyard is full of hay bales.
- The property includes two fine twelfth-century timber barns, once used for storing grain.
Examples from literature
- He was carrying a lantern, and was going to make his nightly round of the barns.
- It was kept in the barn till all the corn was threshed.
- The flames passed from stable to barn, and barn to shed.
- The old man, a grumpy old fellow, was going to the barn with a pail on his arm.
- Wesley hurried to the barn, and Margaret to the kitchen.