- a small building where tools are stored, often in the backyard of a house.
Origin of toolshed
Also called toolhouse.
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Examples from the Web for toolshed
He walked round to the back, and along the path which led to the toolshed.Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels
Mrs. Charles Bryce
Our visitor is to sleep in the toolshed, and to wash in the duckpond.Heartbreak House
George Bernard Shaw
Although the toolshed was so carefully locked, Ruth knew that the window could be opened.
They crept behind the toolshed and looked all about to make sure that nobody was watching.
If she went to the toolshed and hunted for the thing herself she was afraid her quest would be observed by some of the men.