toolshed

[ tool-shed ]
/ ˈtulˌʃɛd /

noun

a small building where tools are stored, often in the backyard of a house.

QUIZZES

THE OCTOBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HERE TO HAUNT YOU

Search your capacious memory for the meaning of October’s words!
Question 1 of 9
Which Word of the Day from this month means, “an irrational dislike; loathing”?
Also called toolhouse.

Origin of toolshed

First recorded in 1830–40; tool + shed1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for toolshed

British Dictionary definitions for toolshed

tool shed

noun

a small shed in the garden or yard of a house used for storing tools, esp those for gardening
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012