Share this entry

cow-house Line breaks: cow-house

Definition of cow-house in English:


A shed or shelter for cows.
Example sentences
  • Outside in the cow-house my mother made the music of milking.
  • After one or two ineffectual attempts he managed to pitch the key of the cow-house door in through the window.
  • By this means, the cow-house may be extended to any degree of accommodation required.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coiffeur
Pronunciation: kwäˈfər
a hairdresser