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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Agriculture, Buildings
byrebyre /baɪə $ baɪr/ noun [countable]  TATBB British English old-fashioned a farm building in which cattle are kept syn cowshed
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byreThey will search every farm, byre, barn, store, cowshed and pigsty until they reach the ten-mile ring.The inn was a small cluster of a place, stables, byres, outhouses.Stars winked from the metal as she faced him across the byre.Then she shut us in the byre - and we stayed there a long time!I took them into the byre so that they could shelter from the rain.The other end had a hook which he fitted into a ring on the byre wall.The conversation had died and the silence was almost oppressive as we opened the byre door.Now it could go straight to the byre.
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