BARN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BARN
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barn
 n.  an outlying farm building for storing grain
Classic Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
1  "If there's going to be any trouble I want to be there," was his vague reflection, as he threw to Jotham the unexpected order to unhitch the team and lead them back to the barn.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  He pulled on his wet coat again and went back to the barn to feed the greys.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
3  Ethan finished his usual morning tasks about the house and barn; then he said to Jotham: "I'm going down to Starkfield."
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
4  Jotham Powell had started for the barn, and Ethan strode down after him aflame with anger.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  Yesterday she had worked until she was worn out in the dusty old barn of an Armory draping yellow and pink and green cheesecloth on the booths that lined the walls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  And I'm going to have a new roof for Tara and a new barn and fine mules for plowing and more cotton than you ever saw.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  I'd rather Bonnie was invited to eat dry bread in the Picards' miserable house or Mrs. Elsing's rickety barn than to be the belle of a Republican inaugural ball.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
8  A hotel, awful high, higher than Oscar Tollefson's new red barn; three stories, one right on top of another; you had to stick your head back to look clear up to the top.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  He used the log cabin as a barn; and a new house reared up, a proud, unwise, Gopher Prairie house, the more naked and ungraceful in its glossy white paint and pink trimmings.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  They came to the cloudy bulk of a barn whose outer wall was directly upon the road.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
11  Feeling along it, he found a gate, led them into a yard, into the barn.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
12  Carol glanced at her for a quarter-second, but looked past her, at an old roadside barn.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
13  The church was half barn and half Gopher Prairie parlor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  They all pounded the floor of the barn in old-fashioned square dances, swinging their partners, skipping, laughing, under the incantations of Del Snafflin the barber, who fiddled and called the figures.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
15  Fern saw him fumbling among the overcoats piled on the feedbox at the far end of the barn; soon after she heard a farmer declaring that some one had stolen his bottle.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  Don't worry — he'll be all safe and snug in the barn.
2  The sheep were penned in behind the barn.
3  The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted.
4  The great majority of barn owls are reared in captivity.
5  Mr Nunn has kindly agreed to let us use his barn for the dance.
6  You start--did you hear a noise? I daresay it is only a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom: it was a barn before I had it repaired and altered, and they are generally haunted by rats.
7  These dogs are housed in fetid, dark sheds and barns or left outside in cages exposed to the cold, the heat, the rain and the snow.