Definitions

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  • noun A shed where sheep are shorn.

Etymologies

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wool +‎ shed

Examples

  • The winery can trace its lineage back to 1896, when John Riddoch produced its second vintage in a woolshed.

    The Rise of Regionality

  • At the fort, the day of the arrest, he could have hidden himself in the woolshed, as Kit had.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • They want us out to make dams or put up a woolshed or something.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • The man who grabbed Tasmin was Kit Carson, who had been hiding in the woolshed, where the sheep were sheared.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • The ramp outside the woolshed door holds yet another load,

    The Glenborough Wool

  • Ringer: the fastest and best shearer in the woolshed

    The Glenborough Wool

  • As the evening wore on the dancing grew more and more uninhibited, the liquor changed from champagne and whiskey to rum and beer, and proceedings settled down to something more like a woolshed ball.

    The Thorn Birds

  • He was laid in the woolshed and a watch placed on guard, and early in the morning a messenger was despatched to Dr. Haast with the sad tidings.

    Five Years in New Zealand 1859 to 1864

  • And the Unionist labour men were making themselves a nuisance – going round the stations burning the grass of squatters who employed non-Union stockmen and shearers – in one instance, threatening to burn a woolshed.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • Windeatt up at Breeza Downs is in a mortal funk, and sending word everywhere for a squad of Specials to protect his woolshed. '

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

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