bawn definition

  • noun:
    • A cattle-fort; a building regularly shelter cattle.
    • A defensive wall built around a tower house. It had been once regularly protect livestock during an attack.
    • An inclosure with dirt or rock wall space, for keeping cattle; a fortified inclosure.
    • a sizable residence.
    • Formerly, an outer inclosure of an Irish castle: almost comparable to bailey and external bailey.
    • today, in some components of Ireland— The cattle-yard near a farm-house.
    • A large residence, including all its appurtenances, as workplaces, courtyard, etc.
  • verb:
    • Eye dialect spelling of created.
  • others:
    • In Ireland, to encircle or inclose with a bawn.

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