Definition of 'shed'
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Or at the very least a large garden shed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this gene has already shed a light on human history. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is by no stretch of the imagination a garden shed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Temporary hair shedding like this is quite common. The Sun (2012)You will be condemned if blood is shed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One option is to keep animals in sheds or housing protected by netting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Maybe he is keen to shed a few skins? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The centres in those early days were no more than sheds and small greenhouses. The Sun (2008)The bobble hat was consigned to the garden shed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My sheep shed their hair naturally over six weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We shed blood for this piece of land. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Maybe he has now shed his old skin and completed the transformation into fully fledged luvvie. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just off the muddy driveway were half a dozen disused poultry sheds crammed with items plucked from auctions around the country. The Times Literary Supplement (2014) Storage sheds are sprouting like mushrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were a few tears shed as we loaded the last bits and pieces into our makeshift removal van and bade our farewells. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)He knocked his drive over the railway sheds, but turned his wrists a hair too soon. Tommy's Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf's Founding Father and Son (2007)Plus, a man finds a snake in his shed. The Sun (2013)We enter an electrified enclosure, then a sort of shed overlooking a large pond. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bank is already shedding 680 jobs this year and may reduce its headcount further. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Here is one chef hopping in and out of the row of storage sheds behind the Duck. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Shed load All of a sudden it seems the birds have gone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This might include terms such as not erecting any sheds or buildings, or planting shrubs or trees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Old restrictions seemed to slip away, and the country stepped into the future like an animal shedding its winter coat. DOT.CON (2001)Stepping out of the tiled farm shed - a converted lift shaft - is like walking into another world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But I went to the cross and shed my blood to eternally secure my client's freedom and forgiveness. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'shed'
British English: shed /ʃɛd/ NOUN
A shed is a small building used for storing things such as garden tools.
It's in the garden shed.
- American English: shed
- Arabic: سَقِيفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cabana
- Chinese: 棚
- Croatian: hangar
- Czech: kůlna
- Danish: skur
- Dutch: schuurtje
- European Spanish: cobertizo
- Finnish: vaja
- French: cabane
- German: Schuppen Gartenhaus
- Greek: παράπηγμα
- Italian: capanna
- Japanese: 小屋
- Korean: 헛간
- Norwegian: skur
- Polish: szopa
- European Portuguese: cabana
- Romanian: magazie
- Russian: сарай
- Spanish: cobertizo
- Swedish: skjul
- Thai: เพิงเก็บของ
- Turkish: bahçe kulübesi
- Ukrainian: сарай
- Vietnamese: nhà kho
British English: shed VERB
When a tree sheds its leaves, its leaves fall off in the autumn.
Some of the trees were already beginning to shed their leaves.
Definition of shed from the Collins English Dictionary
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