toolshed

noun

tool·​shed ˈtül-ˌshed How to pronounce toolshed (audio)
: an outbuilding for storing tools

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In the end these six stood out from the rest, earning their spot in your toolshed. Alyssa Brascia, PEOPLE.com, 22 July 2022 The filmmakers tracked down Brody’s son, who turned out to have about 100,000 more, which had been found stashed in a toolshed and then saved by a screenwriter who had also tried to make a biopic. New York Times, 27 Apr. 2022 Wood Super Thick Hand Cream smells like cedar and hiba wood, just like a good toolshed. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, 23 Dec. 2014 Wet soil compacts easily, so rather than dig or weed or plant, do chores like repotting plants, cleaning your toolshed and planning for spring. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Dec. 2021 Wet soil compacts easily, so rather than dig or weed or plant, do chores like repotting plants, cleaning your toolshed and planning for spring. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Dec. 2021 Wet soil compacts easily, so rather than dig or weed or plant, do chores like repotting plants, cleaning your toolshed and planning for spring. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Dec. 2021 Wet soil compacts easily, so rather than dig or weed or plant, do chores like repotting plants, cleaning your toolshed and planning for spring. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Dec. 2021 Wet soil compacts easily, so rather than dig or weed or plant, do chores like repotting plants, cleaning your toolshed and planning for spring. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toolshed was in 1840

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“Toolshed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toolshed. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

toolshed

noun
tool·​shed -ˌshed How to pronounce toolshed (audio)
: a small building to store tools in

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