noun Date: 15th century chiefly British sheepfold

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  • sheepcote — [shēpkät΄shēpkōt΄] n. [see COTE1] chiefly Brit. var. of SHEEPFOLD: also sheepcot [shēpkät΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Sheepcote — Sheepcot Sheep cot , Sheepcote Sheep cote , n. A small inclosure for sheep; a pen; a fold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheepcote — /sheep koht /, n. Chiefly Brit. a pen or covered enclosure for sheep. [1375 1425; late ME. See SHEEP, COTE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheepcote — noun A small building for sheltering sheep …   Wiktionary

  • sheepcote — n. See sheepcot …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sheepcote — sheep·cote …   English syllables

  • sheepcote — sheep•cote [[t]ˈʃipˌkoʊt[/t]] n. agr. brit. chiefly brit. a pen or covered enclosure for sheep • Etymology: 1375–1425 …   From formal English to slang

  • sheepcote — /ˈʃipkoʊt/ (say sheepkoht) noun Chiefly British a pen or covered structure for sheltering sheep …   Australian English dictionary

  • sheepcote — noun a pen for sheep • Syn: ↑fold, ↑sheepfold, ↑sheep pen • Derivationally related forms: ↑fold (for: ↑fold) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitehawk — is a suburb in the east of Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove.The area is a large, modern housing estate built in a downland dry valley historically known as Whitehawk Bottom . The estate was originally developed by the local …   Wikipedia

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