byre

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byre

 (bīr)
n. Chiefly British
A barn for cows.

[Middle English, from Old English bȳre; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

byre

(baɪə)
n
(Agriculture) Brit a shelter for cows
[Old English bӯre; related to būr hut, cottage; see bower1]

byre

(baɪər)

n.
Brit. a cow shed.
[before 800; Middle English byre, bere, Old English bȳre, akin to būr hut. See bower1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.byre - a barn for cowsbyre - a barn for cows      
barn - an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
Translations

byre

[ˈbaɪəʳ] Nestablo m

byre

[ˈbaɪər] n (British)étable f (à vaches)

byre

n(Kuh)stall m

byre

[baɪəʳ] n (Brit) → vaccheria, stalla
References in classic literature ?
Sheep-folds, stables, byres, dairies, and barns were rebuilt after the pattern of the roomy, well-ventilated, and consequently healthy steadings that M.
They had no time to patch and plaster the rear walls of the empty byres that backed on to the Jungle; the wild pig trampled them down, and the knotty-rooted vines hurried after and threw their elbows over the new-won ground, and the coarse grass bristled behind the vines like the lances of a goblin army following a retreat.
He led them on and on, through a maze of back kitchens, dairies, larders, and sculleries, that melted along covered ways into a farm-house, visibly older than the main building, which again rambled out among barns, byres, pig-pens, stalls and stables to the dead fields behind.