Scaffold in a barn are loosely laid poles or joists generally above the drive floor on which crops are piled. The term has the same meaning of a temporary, elevated platform in other uses of the word.
- Gardner, D. P.. "Barn". The farmer's dictionary: a vocabulary of the technical terms recently introduced into agriculture and horticulture from various sciences, and also a compendium of practical farming : the latter chiefly from the works of the Rev. W.L. Rham, Loudon, Low and... New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. Print.