shearing shed

  1. NZ a farm building equipped with power machinery for sheepshearing and equipment for baling wool: Also called: woolshed

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How to use shearing shed in a sentence

  • With a crew of first-class shearers working in a shearing shed, it is not long until the floor is a sea of wool.

    Textiles | William H. Dooley
  • 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?

  • 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
  • On one occasion, at a rough shearing-shed, he called his beloved brethren "damned fools" for drinking their cheques.

    Children of the Bush | Henry Lawson
  • Nearly sixty thousand sheep are shorn annually in the shearing shed, a few minutes' walk from the hotel.