stock-yard

stockyard

[stok-yahrd]
noun
1.
an enclosure with pens, sheds, etc., connected with a slaughterhouse, railroad, market, etc., for the temporary housing of cattle, sheep, swine, or horses.
2.
a yard for livestock.

Origin:
1795–1805; stock + yard2

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stockyard (ˈstɒkˌjɑːd)
 
n
a large yard with pens or covered buildings where farm animals are assembled, sold, etc

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