Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shed for storage at a railroad-station or on a dock; a dock-ware house.

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Examples

  • On the opposite side of the approach was David Crumplin, walking toward the goods-shed of the little station, and followed closely by the redoubtable Grip.

    Jan A Dog and a Romance

  • The rest of Kijabe is composed of four other houses, the goods-shed, an open-faced Indian booth, the post-office, and the water-tank.

    Lassoing Wild Animals In Africa

  • Captain Tobias called up the porters, and after consultation it was decided to convert the goods-shed into a cloak-room for housing the bulk of his luggage, but to send on his sea-chest and the birdcage by wheelbarrow to his lodgings.

    Hocken and Hunken

  • "My dear Major, I never knew you really satisfied and happy but once, and that was when we had fifty men down with dysentery and fever in a tin-roofed Railway goods-shed, and a hundred and seventy more under leaky canvas, and you were out of chlorodyne and quinine, and could get no milk."

    The Dop Doctor

  • However, though they swore and grumbled at the weight of it, they never suspected that a living child was inside it, and they carried it out on to the platform and set it down under the roof of the goods-shed.

    The N�rnberg Stove

  • They are coming in at the rate of seven hundred a day, and are laid on straw in an immense goods-shed.

    My War Experiences in Two Continents

  • In carrying out his plans he went round the corner of a house, from which point of view he observed a goods train standing near a goods-shed with an engine attached.

    The Iron Horse

  • As the fireman came out of the neighbouring goods-shed at that moment, Mr Sharp ordered the driver to mount to his place, and then waiting beside the engine received the fireman with an amiable "Good-night."

    The Iron Horse

  • In doing this he took advantage of another goods train, from which he dropped at a certain hole-and-corner spot, while it was slowly passing the goods-shed before mentioned.

    The Iron Horse

  • He visited the place with one of his men, spent the night under a tarpaulin in a goods-shed, and found that one of the plate-layers was in the habit of drawing off spirits with a syphon.

    The Iron Horse

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