Shed



noun
1.
a slight or rude structure built for shelter, storage, etc.
2.
a large, strongly built structure, often open at the sides or end.
verb (used with object), shed, shedding.
1.
to pour forth (water or other liquid), as a fountain.
2.
to emit and let fall, as tears.
3.
to impart or release; give or send forth (light, sound, fragrance, influence, etc.).
4.
to resist being penetrated or affected by:
cloth that sheds water.
5.
to cast off or let fall (leaves, hair, feathers, skin, shell, etc.) by natural process.
6.
Textiles. to separate (the warp) in forming a shed.
verb (used without object), shed, shedding.
7.
to fall off, as leaves.
8.
to drop out, as hair, seed, grain, etc.
9.
to cast off hair, feathers, skin, or other covering or parts by natural process.
noun
10.
Textiles. (on a loom) a triangular, transverse opening created between raised and lowered warp threads through which the shuttle passes in depositing the loose pick.
Idioms
11.
shed blood,

to cause blood to flow.
to kill by violence; slaughter.

1.
contraction of she had.
2.
contraction of she would.
noun
1.
a small building or lean-to of light construction, used for storage, shelter, etc
2.
a large roofed structure, esp one with open sides, used for storage, repairing locomotives, sheepshearing, etc
3.
a large retail outlet in the style of a warehouse
4.
(NZ) another name for freezing works
5.
(NZ) in the shed, at work
verb sheds, shedding, shedded
6.
(transitive) (NZ) to store (hay or wool) in a shed
verb (mainly transitive) sheds, shedding, shed
1.
to pour forth or cause to pour forth: to shed tears, shed blood
2.
shed light on, shed light upon, throw light on, throw light upon, to clarify or supply additional information about
3.
to cast off or lose: the snake shed its skin, trees shed their leaves
4.
(of a lorry) to drop (its load) on the road by accident
5.
to abolish or get rid of (jobs, workers, etc)
6.
to repel: this coat sheds water
7.
(also intransitive) (in weaving) to form an opening between (the warp threads) in order to permit the passage of the shuttle
8.
(transitive) (dialect) to make a parting in (the hair)
noun
9.
(in weaving) the space made by shedding
10.
short for watershed
11.
(mainly Scot) a parting in the hair
verb sheds, shedding, shed
1.
(transitive) to separate or divide off (some farm animals) from the remainder of a group: a good dog can shed his sheep in a matter of minutes
noun
2.
(of a dog) the action of separating farm animals
noun
1.
(physics) a former unit of nuclear cross section equal to 10–52 square metre
contraction
1.
she had or she would
she can sit on my face anytime
she-she
wood-pussy

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