Definition of Sheepcote

1. Noun. A pen for sheep.

Exact synonyms: Fold, Sheep Pen, Sheepfold
Generic synonyms: Pen
Derivative terms: Fold



Definition of Sheepcote

1. Noun. (archaic) A small building for sheltering sheep. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheepcote

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheepcote

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

Literary usage of Sheepcote

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1. The Manuscripts of the Earl Cowper, K. G.: Preserved at Melbourne Hall by John Coke, Thomas Coke, Francis Thomas De Grey Cowper Cowper, William Dashwood Fane (1888)
"(Indorsed by Sir John Coke " 114/. due to me ".) The sheepcote at the Hallend is set up and finished all but thatching, ..."

2. Eastern arts and antiquities mentioned in the sacred Scriptures (1840)
"sheepcote. THE word " sheepcote" occurs 1 Chron. xvii. 7, in which verse the prophet Nathan reminds king David of his former humble station in life. ..."

3. Stories of Humble Friends by Katharine Pyle (1902)
"One of the places where the ground was almost clear was over at the sheepcote, a sort of loosely- built shed, where the sheep could take shelter in cold or ..."

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