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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Sheepfold \Sheep"fold`\, n.
A fold or pen for sheep; a place where sheep are collected or
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a pen for sheep [syn: fold, sheepfold, sheep pen,
From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :
a strong fenced enclosure for the protection of the sheep
gathered within it (Num. 32:24; 1 Chr. 17:7; Ps. 50:9; 78:70).
In John 10:16 the Authorized Version renders by "fold" two
distinct Greek words, aule and poimne, the latter of which
properly means a "flock," and is so rendered in the Revised
Version. (See also Matt. 26:31; Luke 2:8; 1 Cor. 9:7.) (See FOLD.)
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