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corncrib

[kawrn-krib] /ˈkɔrnˌkrɪb/
noun
1.
a ventilated structure for the storage of unhusked corn.
Origin of corncrib
1675-1685
1675-85; corn1 + crib
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  • And Tom kept the corncrib locked, so Laddie and Russ could not get into it again.

  • Rags and blisters and a bit of corncrib penance for himself!

    Kenny Leona Dalrymple
  • About fifteen yards from the corncrib burned a fire, meant for light rather than heat, as the night was warm.

    The Border Watch Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Kenny climbed a fence and entered the corncrib by a flight of rickety steps.

    Kenny Leona Dalrymple
  • Yes, the corncrib would revert to Silas, from whom he had merely rented it for one night at a most appalling price.

    Kenny Leona Dalrymple
  • Then, when they were sure the soldiers did not see them, they ran behind the corncrib.

  • Well, no rat with discrimination would select a corncrib abode anyway.

    Kenny Leona Dalrymple
  • Instead it was the corncrib and wagon house which stood a little apart from the rest of the buildings.

    Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm Alice B. Emerson
  • Dey opened de smokehouse, chicken yard, corncrib, and evvything on de place.

  • A huge rat, driven from his home under the corncrib, ran past Betty in the dark.

    Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm Alice B. Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for corncrib

corncrib

/ˈkɔːnˌkrɪb/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a ventilated building for the storage of unhusked maize
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