How to Pronounce Byre?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Byre" is [bˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [bˈa‍ɪ‍ə], [b_ˈaɪə].

"Byre" in context

Byres are important farm buildings usually found in rural areas for the purpose of storing and protecting farm implements and supplies. The word byre originates from the Old English term "byrig" where it describes a cowshed or a barn. Byres have been used in farming since the 12th century, with some of the oldest examples found around Europe.

Byres are typically built using durable materials like brick, stone, and timber. They are usually situated near the farmhouse, and have a ventilated roof to ensure good airflow and to reduce the presence of moisture.


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