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shearing shed

noun
  1. NZ a farm building equipped with power machinery for sheepshearing and equipment for baling woolAlso called: woolshed
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  • At the shearing-shed, Alessandro found his men in confusion and ill-humor.

    Ramona

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • There were a half-dozen Indians lying on the ground outside this shearing-shed at Puente, looking on wistfully.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Hadn't she been for the last three years her father's right hand in the store, and in the shearing-shed, too, for that matter?

  • There is not another within reach, except at the shearing-shed, and you know where that is.