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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a pen for sheep;
[syn: fold, sheepfold, sheep pen, sheepcote]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sheepfold \Sheep"fold`\, n. A fold or pen for sheep; a place where sheep are collected or confined. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sheepfold n 1: a pen for sheep [syn: fold, sheepfold, sheep pen, sheepcote]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Sheep-fold a strong fenced enclosure for the protection of the sheep gathered within it (Num. 32:24; 1 Chr. 17:7; Ps. 50:9; 78:70). In John 10:16 the Authorized Version renders by "fold" two distinct Greek words, aule and poimne, the latter of which properly means a "flock," and is so rendered in the Revised Version. (See also Matt. 26:31; Luke 2:8; 1 Cor. 9:7.) (See FOLD.)




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