Definition of Dutch barn in English:

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Dutch barn


A farm building with a curved roof set over a steel, timber, or concrete frame without walls, used for storing hay.
Example sentences
  • Police are investigating a suspicious blaze that destroyed 150 tonnes of straw, valued at between £4,000 and £5,000, in a Dutch barn at a farm in Coate, near Devizes, at the weekend.
  • You make NASA look like toytown and you did it from a Dutch barn on a farm just outside Hyrll.
  • Hay worth £130 to £140 was destroyed by fire which broke out in a Dutch barn at Cemetery Farm in Rooley Lane, Bradford.

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