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Definition of Shed

Shed

  1. A covered structure for housing aircraft; a hangar.
  2. 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.
  3. of Shed
  4. To separate; to divide.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. To cause to flow off without penetrating; as, a tight roof, or covering of oiled cloth, sheeds water.
  8. To sprinkle; to intersperse; to cover.
  9. To divide, as the warp threads, so as to form a shed, or passageway, for the shuttle.
  10. To fall in drops; to pour.
  11. To let fall the parts, as seeds or fruit; to throw off a covering or envelope.
  12. A parting; a separation; a division.
  13. The act of shedding or spilling; -- used only in composition, as in bloodshed.
  14. That which parts, divides, or sheds; -- used in composition, as in watershed.
  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.

Shed Quotations

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Theodore Roosevelt

If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
William Shakespeare

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
Billy Graham

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Shed Translations

shed in Afrikaans is giet
shed in Dutch is luifel, afdak
shed in Finnish is kaataa
shed in Italian is granaio, hangar
shed in Latin is effundo
shed in Portuguese is celeiro, vertente
shed in Spanish is puesto, galpon, cobertizo, vertir, granero
shed in Swedish is skjul, utgjuta, sprida

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