farm building

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n farm building a building on a farm
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Usage

In literature:

One evening they walked out through the farm buildings at nightfall.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
This, like all farms in Flanders, was a square of strongly-built brick buildings.
"From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade" by Frederic C. Curry
When describing our farm I gave some hint as to the causes which have kept us from building a better house hitherto.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
We began now to realize to the full our dream of earlier days, to settle on a farm and build a home.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
She passed round the angle of the building to the doorway, and paused for a moment to admire the scheme of the farm.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
Near the entrance to the White Farm there appears a long low building, over which three flags are flying.
"The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2" by Various
A neighbour offered them shelter, enlarging out-buildings on her farm.
"Punch, or, the London Charivari, Volume 98, March 8, 1890." by Various
It, too, would find a more abundant food supply in the vicinity of farm-buildings and bridges.
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
The Haugian farm, as it was called, looked well in the evening light, with its solid, well-kept buildings.
"Skipper Worse" by Alexander Lange Kielland
She looked back at the weather-beaten old buildings of the County Farm into which ten years of her life had gone.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
After building, furnishing, and peopling a dolls' house, a farm or a menagerie would be an interesting enterprise to start upon.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Minus gables or parapet now, and standing among the haystacks and buildings of a farm, it is still in tolerable preservation.
"In the Border Country" by W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
The farm-houses and farm-buildings were all known to him.
"The Hills and the Vale" by Richard Jefferies
See them handsome farm buildings; he must be a well-off man.
"Strangers and Wayfarers" by Sarah Orne Jewett
This building later was moved to the old Pershing farm (now owned by Mrs. John Deninger's family) and is used as a barn.
"The Story of General Pershing" by Everett T. (Everett Titsworth) Tomlinson
My next venture was in response to an urgent appeal from a farm tenant to build him a waggon house.
"Cottage Building in Cob, Pisé, Chalk and Clay" by Clough Williams-Ellis
Older villages most typically have individual family houses, with farm buildings adjacent and with considerable separation between houses.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The new buildings on the Clemmons convict farm, owned and operated by the State, were destroyed and several convicts injured.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
It is principally on the land near the farm buildings.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
Now he had a splendid farm; the house and farm-buildings were lit by electric-light.
"Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan" by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
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In poetry:

'T was an ill wind that came wafting,
From his homestead words of woe;
To his farm went Thorberg Skafting,
Oft repeating to his workmen,
Build ye thus and so.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XIII. -- The Building Of" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Farm composter in Massachusetts solves odor and capacity problems by building a rotary drum to preprocess food waste from commercial and institutional generators.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said Wednesday it wanted to hear who would be interested in leasing blocks of ocean to build and operate offshore wind farms in three potential areas.
Developers who plan to build the largest wind farm in Wisconsin make their case at a hearing Wednesday night.
Farm buildings, airplane hangars, lofts— House is all about repurposing and reimagining.
In addition to the world's largest private fuel-cell installation and solar farm, Apple Inc is building a new, smaller data center on its Maiden campus.
The Plant is a project that has taken over an 85-year-old meatpacking building to create a "vertical farm" on Chicago's South Side.
BUILDING BRIDGES – The beams for the Texas 114 bridge over Farm Road 51, west of Boyd, were set last Thursday.
Cass Community Social Services, Detroit, and MHT Housing Inc, Bingham Farms, have begun a $10 million project to rehab a building on Cass' Detroit campus into affordable housing for the homeless.
But, there are some major variables still very much in play, and that calls for following a " prudent path" when it comes to building your hog farm for the future, says Purdue University Extension livestock economist Chris Hurt.
Gensler builds Allsteel a new home in Iowa's farm country.
A fresh breeze is blowing at Horns Rev, where the Danes are building the world's biggest offshore wind farm.
An additional 40,000 jobs would be created by the industries needed to supply the parts to build the wind farms.
ON SAN FRANCISCO Visit to Golden Gate Bridge like 'a dream' for couple who worked years to build a replica of it on their farm.
LUMBERTON — A Tennessee-based farm retail store plans to begin construction on a 19,097-square-foot building this week on the west side of Interstate 95 in Lumberton.
Tornado damages farm buildings west of Reynolds .
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