Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Australia, a shed or building in which sheep are sheared and the wool sorted, packed, or stored ready for market.

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Examples

  • He is married to a very attractive native woman who eats at his table, but does not know a word of English, but they are both away at a wool-shed eight miles off, shearing sheep.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • I have twice been down to the larger world of the wool-shed, when tired of strips of dried mutton and my own society.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • That some one had intended to burn down the wool-shed, and had made preparation for doing so, was as apparent to the women as to him.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • By-and-by we shall be called on to visit the wool-shed.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • So they started, taking the track by the wool-shed.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • He had been going directly away from the river, with his back to the wool-shed; but now he changed his course, riding in the direction of the spot at which Jacko had nearly fallen in jumping over the fence.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • He could watch the wool-shed and house, but with no possible care could he so watch the whole run as to justify him in feeling security.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • When they reached the wool-shed, Harry again got off his horse, and Jacko, dismounting also, hitched the two animals to the post and followed his master into the building.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • The wool-shed was about two miles from the station, and

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • “I thought you were making for the wool-shed,” said

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

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