Definition of Sheepcotes

1. Noun. (plural of sheepcote) ¹



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Definition of Sheepcotes

1. sheepcote [n] - See also: sheepcote

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheepcotes

sheep polyphore
sheep polypore
sheep rot
sheep shagger
sheep shaggers
sheep sorrel
sheep tick
sheepback
sheepbacks
sheepberries
sheepberry
sheepbiter
sheepbiters
sheepcot
sheepcote
sheepcotes (current term)
sheepcots
sheepdip
sheepdips
sheepdog
sheepdogs
sheepdom
sheepe
sheepflesh
sheepfold
sheepfolds
sheephead
sheepheads
sheepherder
sheepherders

Literary usage of Sheepcotes

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1. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"sheepcotes.—Beden, Wild Goats. —Isaac's Savory Meat.—Invasion of the Moabites and Ammonites.—Divine Interposition in Behalf of Judah.—Cliff of Ziz. ..."

2. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"Hazezon-tamar.—Expedition of Chedorlaomer.—Lot taken Captive.—Rescue of Lot by Abraham.—Pursuit of David by Saul to En-gedi.—sheepcotes.—Beden, Wild Goats. ..."

3. An Old Testament commentary for English readers, by various writers, ed. by edited by Charles John Ellicott (1883)
"These sheepcotes; are generally made by piling up loose stones in front of the cave ... From this thorny fence, so universal in the countless sheepcotes of ..."

4. Narrative of a Journey Round the Dead Sea, and in the Bible Lands, in 1850 by Edouard de Warren (1854)
"... especially among wandering tribes—for instance, among the Algerine Arabs of the present day —caverns and grots are usually preferred for sheepcotes, ..."

5. The Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Greek and Latin Tongues, Being the (1896)
"Behold, our dwellings, and all our country, and all our fields of wheat, and our flocks and herds, and all the sheepcotes of our tents, lie before thy face ..."

6. The First Book of Samuel by Alexander Francis Kirkpatrick (1896)
"And he came to the sheepcotes by the way, where was a cave; ... 8. the sheepcotes by the way] Sheepfolds are still formed in the East by building a wall of ..."

7. The Parish Registers of Ledsham: In the County of York. 1539-1812 by Ledsham, Eng. (Yorkshire) Parish, John William Clay (1906)
"... Matthew Steel of Hunslet Novr- 7th- William Wrigglesworth of sheepcotes ... Charlotte Daur- of William Wrigglesworth of sheepcotes July 8th- Gervase ..."

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