Byre definition

bīr
A barn for cows.
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(brit.) A cow barn.
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(chiefly UK) A barn, especially one used for keeping cattle in.
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The definition of byre means a barn for cows.

An example of a byre is a barn on a British dairy farm.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
byre
Plural:
byres

Origin of byre

  • Middle English from Old English bȳre bheuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English bȳre

    From Wiktionary