Crossword clues for barn
- Stable environment?
- Square dance site
- (atomic or nuclear physics) a unit of nuclear cross section
- The effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
- An outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
- Kind of swallow
- Bossy's abode
- Silo's neighbor
- Bossy's home
- Milking area
- Kind of storm or yard
- Rembrandt's "___ and Cottage"
- Farm structure
- Spot for a hoedown
- Breeding place for 25 Across?
- Trolley's "garage"
- Livestock shelter
- Haymow's locale
- Livestock shelters
- Rural structure
- Silo neighbor
- Rural artist's subject
- Word with storm or yard
- Summer theater, frequently
- Garage, in CB parlance
- Go around Robin Hood's ___
- Farm sight
- Storage structure
- Rural sight
- Rustic sight
- Kind of owl or swallow
- Ideal home for mousers
- Summer-theater site
- Hayloft's location
- Animal shelter
- Rustic dance hall
- Potential playhouse
- Cow shelter
- Farm feature
- Kind of burner
- Country ballroom?
- Summer theater, sometimes
- Stable home
- Old dance site
- Kind of dance
- Charlotte's web site
- Owl's hangout
- Farm building
- It has a broad side
- Dance setting, perhaps
- Old-fashioned dance locale
- Country dance locale
- Source of some lows
- Shade of red
- Building near a silo
- Hay there
- Country dance spot
- Owl's home, maybe
- Stalled construction
- Hoedown site
- Hay there!
- Building with a loft
- 1-Down building
- Where the cows come home
- *Makeshift hangar
- Place for a hoedown
- One raised on a farm
- Web site for Charlotte
- Place for a dance
- Stock holder
- Loft's locale
- Stock keeper
- Home for an owl, maybe
- One raised in Amish country
- Animal house
- Where to take stock?
- Place for an owl
- Pottery ___
- Square dance venue
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Barn \Barn\ (b[aum]rn), n. [OE. bern, AS. berern, bern; bere barley + ern, [ae]rn, a close place. [root]92. See Barley.] A covered building used chiefly for storing grain, hay, and other productions of a farm. In the United States a part of the barn is often used for stables.
Barn owl (Zo["o]l.), an owl of Europe and America ( Aluco flammeus, or Strix flammea), which frequents barns and other buildings.
Barn swallow (Zo["o]l.), the common American swallow ( Hirundo horreorum), which attaches its nest of mud to the beams and rafters of barns.
Barn \Barn\, v. t.
To lay up in a barn. [Obs.]
Men . . . often barn up the chaff, and burn up the
Barn \Barn\, n. A child. See Bairn. [Obs.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English bereærn "barn," literally "barley house," from bere "barley" (see barley) + aern "house," metathesized from *rann, *rasn (cognates: Old Norse rann, Gothic razn "house," Old English rest "resting place;" sealtærn "saltworks").\n\nBarley was not always the only crop grown as the data recovered at Bishopstone might suggest but it is always the most commonly represented, followed by wheat and then rye and oats.
[C.J. Arnold, "An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms," 1988, p.36]\nAnother word for "barn" in Old English was beretun, "barley enclosure" (from tun "enclosure, house"), which accounts for the many Barton place names on the English map, and the common surname. Barn door used figuratively for "broad target" and "great size" since 1540s.
Etymology 1 n. (label en agriculture) A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle. vb. (context transitive English) To lay up in a barn. Etymology 2
n. (context dialect parts of Northern England English) A child.
n. an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter [syn: b]
A barn (symbol b) is a unit of area equal to 10 m (100 fm). Originally used in nuclear physics for expressing the cross sectional area of nuclei and nuclear reactions, today it is also used in all fields of high-energy physics to express the cross sections of any scattering process, and is best understood as a measure of the probability of interaction between small particles. A barn is approximately the cross-sectional area of a uranium nucleus. The barn is also the unit of area used in nuclear quadrupole resonance and nuclear magnetic resonance to quantify the interaction of a nucleus with an electric field gradient. While the barn is not an SI unit, the SI standards body accepts its use with SI units due to its continued use in particle physics.
A barn is an agricultural building usually located on farms and used for various purposes. In the North American area, a barn refers to structures that house livestock, including cattle and horses, as well as equipment and fodder, and often grain. As a result, the term barn is often qualified e.g. tobacco barn, dairy barn, sheep barn, potato barn. In the British Isles and Continental Europe, the term barn is restricted mainly to storage structures for unthreshed cereals and fodder, the terms byre or shippon being applied to cow shelters, whereas horses are kept in buildings known as stables. On the Continent, however, barns were often part of integrated structures known as byre-dwellings (or housebarns in US literature). In addition, barns may be used for equipment storage, as a covered workplace, and for activities such as threshing.
A barn is a farm building for livestock and hay storage.
Barn may also refer to:
- Barn (unit), a unit of cross section area used in nuclear and particle physics
- Barn (Welsh magazine), a current affairs magazine from Wales
- Barn, West Virginia, a community in the United States
- The Barn (Los Angeles), a house built by A. Quincy Jones
- The Barn, the former Alan Irish Barn, an art and music studio in Vermont, US
- Bärn, German name of the town Moravský Beroun, Czech Republic
Barn ( Welsh for 'Opinion') is a monthly Welsh language current affairs magazine. It was established in 1962 and over 500 issues have been published. Its first editor was Emlyn Evans and it was published by Llyfrau'r Dryw, Llandybie (later Swansea). Its current editors are now Vaughan Hughes and Menna Baines, who took over from Dyfrig Jones in 2008, and the magazine is now published by Gwasg Dinefwr.
Barn includes articles relating to politics, language, culture, art and sport from Wales, the UK and abroad from a Welsh perspective. The magazine has a prominent place in the history of the Welsh language and the Welsh nationalist movement in the second half of the 20th century, particularly under the editorial-ship of Alwyn D. Rees.
Usage examples of "barn".
Toronto for you -- and Canada, because this country is still pretty much pioneer in its deepest feelings and thinks art is something the women amuse themselves with in the long winter evenings -- you know, knitting, tatting, and barbola -- while the men drink bootleg hooch in the barn.
Horace Guester was out in the barn stuffing straw into new bedticks, so Alvin asked Old Peg for use of the sleigh.
To be taken to a deserted barn in Ramsden Bellhouse did make him feel a little bit nervous.
She wanted them to be gone now, now, before anything else happened, as if the plague were waiting to leap out at them like the bogeyman from the church or the brewhouse or the barn.
Thus while the busy dame bustled about the house or plied her spinning-wheel at one end of the piazza, honest Balt would sit smoking his evening pipe at the other, watching the achievements of a little wooden warrior who, armed with a sword in each hand, was most valiantly fighting the wind on the pinnacle of the barn.
Brotherhood gathered in the barn and looked on as the big German ex-commando explained the operation of the portable hydrogenator in halting English.
Grania thought of how content she had been to sit on the veranda beside Mamo as dusk settled over the milk house and the barn and turned their shapes to silhouettes.
The guanoed portion continued at harvest to be decidedly better than that manured from the barn yard and stable.
It has now been pastured freely during two summers, and been exposed to the action of the frosts of two winters, and upon the guanoed portion I have not yet seen a single clover root thrown out of the ground, while from the part manured from the barn yard, it has almost entirely disappeared.
In the fall, the field was sown with wheat, manuring heavily from the barn yard, adjoining the guano, but not spread on the two lands, or on the boned portion of the field.
Alec sat astride Black Minx outside the barn, awaiting any special instructions from Henry.
Afrikan or a country postmaster to his offiss, while my hart whanged agin my ribs like a old fashioned wheat Flale agin a barn floor.
Carefully, with gentle precision, he shoulders aside the heavy double doors and guides the panzer into the concrete-walled barn.
Meggie to shrink back in the stall as the steward, Parkin, impatiently strode down the center of the barn.
The Partches, the people whose barn you slept in, showed them the items you had left behind, and then they departed.