Conservative poobah Bill Kristol took her to the woodshed Wednesday for her stance against raising the debt ceiling.
"There's some green paint in the woodshed, and I'll touch it up," said Kittie, becoming thoroughly interested.
Then he clattered over the woodshed floor and peered into the kitchen.
All the time he was talking he was stuffing the paper into the stove; then he ran into the woodshed, bringing out some kindlings.
And he dashed out of the woodshed and ran to the barnyard as fast as he could scamper.
She took him by the arm and led him through the woodshed and into the kitchen.
In the morning she loosened one of the boards of the woodshed.
She shooed Sara back into the loft and returned the key to the woodshed.
This last was a great room between the woodshed and kitchen proper.
He tied a pink string to their legs and took them home and put them in the woodshed.
To rehearse; practice one's part, role, etc, esp to do so alone and rigorously: Bix did plenty of woodshedding, playing alone/ I just learned a new technique and I've got to shed on it
[1930s+ Jazz musicians; fr the woodshed as the traditional place where one could be alone to work, think, smoke, etc]