UK [ˈʃiːpˌfəʊld] / US [ˈʃɪpˌfoʊld] noun [countable]
Word forms "sheepfold":
singular sheepfold plural sheepfolds

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  • Sheepfold — Sheep fold , n. A fold or pen for sheep; a place where sheep are collected or confined. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheepfold — [shēpfōld΄] n. [ME < OE sceapa fald: see FOLD2] a pen or enclosure for sheep …   English World dictionary

  • sheepfold — noun Date: before 12th century a pen or shelter for sheep …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sheepfold — /sheep fohld /, n. Chiefly Brit. an enclosure for sheep. [bef. 1000; ME; OE sceapa falda. See SHEEP, FOLD2] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheepfold — noun /ˈʃiːpfəʊld/ An enclosure for keeping sheep …   Wiktionary

  • sheepfold — sheep|fold [ ʃip,fould ] noun count an area of land surrounded by a fence in which sheep are kept …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sheepfold — n. enclosed area in which sheep are kept …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheepfold — noun a pen for sheep …   English new terms dictionary

  • sheepfold — n. Sheepcot, sheep pen …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sheepfold — noun (C) an area of land with a fence or wall around it, used for keeping sheep in …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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