Definition of corn crib in English:

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corn crib

Pronunciation: /ˈkôrn ˌkrib/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also corncrib)

noun

A bin or ventilated building for storing unhusked ears of corn.
Example sentences
  • A hay shed, a partially used machine shed, an unused corn crib, or any other shelter with a roof will be better than exposing your hay to what Mother Nature dishes out this summer.
  • He had said once that he'd tear down an old corn crib for another farmer, hoping to get a little bit of salvageable wood out of the old structure.
  • They will imprison the dog in the corn crib, and if after a few weeks he fails to show signs of disease, they'll let him out.

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Syllabification: corn crib

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