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Barn appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • The laze judge was very quick to pay tax money for the barn. (47 letters)
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The word barn is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun barn

What does barn mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: barns

  1. an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
  2. (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

Alternative definition of the noun barn


  1. [agriculture] A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle.
  2. [context: nuclear physics] A unit of surface area equal to 10-28 square metres.
  3. [informal, Canada, ice hockey] An arena.
  4. [dialect, parts of Northern England] A child.


  1. "Barn" is a composition.
  2. "Barn" is a musical single of Sato.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "Barn" is a musical album of Blacksand.
    • released in (8 years ago)


"Barn" is a 1996 young adult novel written by Avi. The story is set in 1855 Oregon and relates how often children of settlers were left to fend for themselves on the frontier.

  • also known as The Barn


  1. Barn: A barn is an agricultural building primarily located on farms and used for many purposes, notably for the housing of livestock and storage of crops. In addition, barns may be used for equipment storage, as a covered workplace, and for activities such as threshing. The word barn is also used to describe buildings used for uses such as a tobacco barn or dairy barn. Byre is an archaic word for one type of barn meant for keeping cattle.
  2. Barn is a monthly Welsh language current affairs magazine. It was established in 1962 and over 500 issues have been published. Its first editor was Emlyn Evans and it was published by Llyfrau'r Dryw, Llandybie. Its current editors are now Vaughan Hughes and Menna Baines, who took over from Dyfrig Jones in 2008, and the magazine is now published by Gwasg Dinefwr.

Phrases with Barn

Phrases starting with the word Barn:

  1. barn owl
  2. Barn-owl
  3. barn door
  4. Barn find
  5. Barn-Owls
  6. barn dance
  7. Barn doors
  8. barn grass
  9. Barn Vetch
  10. Barn Burner
  11. barn millet
  12. barn spider
  13. barn swallow
  14. Barn Swallows

Phrases ending with the word Barn:

  1. Car Barn
  2. cow barn
  3. Show Barn
  4. horse barn
  5. tithe barn
  6. Born in a Barn

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Barn

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Google previewBarns of Wisconsin (Revised Edition) (2013)

by Jerry Apps

The bank barn is a two-story structure as high as 60 feet or more, often 34 feet or more wide, and sometimes more than 100 feet...

A bank barn is an English barn, placed on a raised foundation so livestock can be stabled underneath the hay ...

Google previewHome & Field (1916)

The new cow barn is a thoroughly practical building, constructed at a cost within the reach of any practical dairyman. It is especially notable...

Google previewH Is for Hawk (2015)

by Helen Macdonald

The barn is the Bastille. The hawk is a prisoner. The falconer is a man in riding breeches and a checked coat.

Google previewHome and Field (1916)

The new cow barn is a thoroughly practical building, constructed at a cost within the reach of any practical dairyman.

Google previewThe Complete Care of Baby Animals (2011)

Expert Advice on Raising Orphaned, Adopted, Or Newly Bought Kittens, Puppies, Foals, Lambs, Chicks, and More by C. E. Spaulding, Jackie Clay

The sale barn is a risky place to ...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

C, Barn No. 1 115 3rd St., Barberton,

is a tri-towered cattle barn, measuring 285 feet by 125 feet, and is made of concrete block and red bricks, reinforced with ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 4: Myth, Manners, and Memory by Charles Reagan Wilson

''See Rock City'' barn, Gravel Switch, Ky. ( Corporation, Bowling Green, Ky.) Participants, some carrying American flags, in the civil rights march. thousands of them dotted the landscape from New York to Kentucky. Clark Byers, a painter ...

Google previewA William Faulkner Encyclopedia (1999)

by Robert W. Hamblin, Charles A. Peek

BARN BURNING 29 tend to question the ideological sophistication and ethical correctness of Sarty's rebellion. Much critical attention has also been paid to the story's imagery and diction and to its relation to other works by Faulkner.

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Quotes about Barn

Another night, I dreamed I saw my father sweeping out the barn floor clean, and would not suffer the wheat to be brought in the barn. He appeared to me to be in anger. (Joanna Southcott)
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Scrabble value of B3A1R1N1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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