[ woo l-shed ]
/ ˈwʊlˌʃɛd /


a building in which sheep are sheared and wool is gathered and prepared for market.


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Origin of woolshed

First recorded in 1840–50; wool + shed1
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British Dictionary definitions for woolshed

/ (ˈwʊlˌʃɛd) /


Australian and NZ a shearing shed
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