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date: 06 August 2020

barns and grain-stores (Lat. horreum, horrion; Old English bæren = barn; Late Latin promptuarium) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Michael DeckerMichael Decker

Barns served various agricultural functions but were mainly used to store cereal *grain, hay, flax, and other agricultural produce. Ancient grain-drying technology severely limited the length of time for which grain could be stored. ... ...

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