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[tool-shed] /ˈtulˌʃɛd/
a small building where tools are stored, often in the backyard of a house.
Also called toolhouse.
Origin of toolshed
First recorded in 1830-40; tool + shed1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • 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
  • They crept behind the toolshed and looked all about to make sure that nobody was watching.

  • Although the toolshed was so carefully locked, Ruth knew that the window could be opened.

  • 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.

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