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shearing shed

(NZ) a farm building equipped with power machinery for sheepshearing and equipment for baling wool Also called woolshed
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  • Away from the noise of the shearing shed, how quiet and lovely it all seemed.

    Jean, Our Little Australian Cousin Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  • Thirty or forty years ago every station and every shearing shed had its singer, who knew some of the bush songs.

    The Old Bush Songs A. B. Paterson
  • With a crew of first-class shearers working in a shearing shed, it is not long until the floor is a sea of wool.


    William H. Dooley
  • Nearly sixty thousand sheep are shorn annually in the shearing shed, a few minutes' walk from the hotel.

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