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BARN, estates. A building on a farm used to receive the crop, the stabling of animals, and other purposes.
     2. The grant or demise of a barn, without words superadded to extend its meaning, would pass no more than the barn itself, and as much land as would be necessary for its complete enjoyment. 4 Serg. & Rawle, 342.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Allen & Neill (1950) also list wood rats (Neotoma floridana), "barn rats" (Rattus sp.), white-footed mice (Peromyscus sp.) and pocket gophers (Geomys pinetis) among stomach contents, but these unquantified occurrences are not included in Table 1.