silo

Part of speech: noun

Any close pit in which green fodder is stored.

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Usage examples "silo":

  1. This difficulty was overcome by using the circular barn and placing in the center a silo which is 12 feet in diameter and 54 feet deep, thus making the one silo, with as much capacity as the two before mentioned, answer every purpose. - "Economy of the Round Dairy Barn", Wilber John Fraser.
  2. Pompaedius Silo, one of their deputies, a brave soldier, and a man of great repute, who had contracted a friendship with Drusus, lodged at his house for several days, in which time being grown familiar with the children, " Well," said he to them, " will you entreat your uncle to befriend us in our business?" - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  3. I understand you put a silo in your barn. - "Autumn", Robert Nathan.