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Shed meaning

shed - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; " out dog sheds every Spring"
  2. 2. shed at an early stage of development; " most amphibians have caducous gills"; " the caducous calyx of a poppy"
  3. 3. A covered structure for housing aircraft; a hangar.
  4. 4. A slight or temporary structure built to shade or shelter something; a structure usually open in front; an outbuilding; a hut; as, a wagon shed; a wood shed.
  5. 5. of Shed
  6. 6. To separate; to divide.
  7. 7. To part with; to throw off or give forth from one's self; to emit; to diffuse; to cause to emanate or flow; to pour forth or out; to spill; as, the sun sheds light; she shed tears; the clouds shed rain.
  8. 8. To let fall; to throw off, as a natural covering of hair, feathers, shell; to cast; as, fowls shed their feathers; serpents shed their skins; trees shed leaves.
  9. 9. To cause to flow off without penetrating; as, a tight roof, or covering of oiled cloth, sheeds water.
  10. 10. To sprinkle; to intersperse; to cover.
  11. 11. To divide, as the warp threads, so as to form a shed, or passageway, for the shuttle.
  12. 12. To fall in drops; to pour.
  13. 13. To let fall the parts, as seeds or fruit; to throw off a covering or envelope.
  14. 14. A parting; a separation; a division.
  15. 15. The passageway between the threads of the warp through which the shuttle is thrown, having a sloping top and bottom made by raising and lowering the alternate threads.
  16. 16. The act of shedding or spilling; - used only in composition, as in bloodshed.
  17. 17. That which parts, divides, or sheds; - used in composition, as in watershed.
  18. 18. A slight building; out house.
  19. 19. To scatter; pour; spill; drop or lose.

shed - examples of usage

  1. He took the bridle from Ruth's hand and led the horse away to the shed in the rear of the store. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Now she, too, had fallen asleep, her eyes wet with the tears she would not shed during the daylight. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. Quietly the two maidens followed the sound to the shed. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
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