bawn /bɔːn/

b

I. noun

1.
(Irish)
‹historical› a fortified enclosure around a castle.
2.
(Irish)
(Canadian) a meadow.

[as modifier]

a field of bawn hay.
3.
(Canadian) a flat expanse of rocks on a beach, on which fish are spread to dry.

fishermen spread the fish on the bawn.
– origin from Irish.

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