1) A shed for cattle, a cow-house, still a well-established word in Yorkshire.

1555 from ... the yate dearne to the east syde of the mystall dore, Thurstonland

1624 one other roome called a Mistall and the chamber lying above and over the same, Honley

1657 all the overend of the fould to the south corner of the mistall doore, Hepworth

1709 a cow boose in the mistall, West Riding

1731 three Mistalls or Cow Houses, Austerfield. Note: 1725 the peathouse, barn, upper Milkstall, Western foldstead, Meltham.

dates 1657 1709 1731

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