wool·​shed | \ ˈwu̇l-ˌshed How to pronounce woolshed (audio) \

Definition of woolshed

: a building or group of buildings (as on an Australian ranch) in which sheep are sheared and wool is prepared for market

Examples of woolshed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taking you over rugged tracks whilst enjoying views on some of the higher, more scenic locations on the farm, your tour will incorporate the historic woolshed, seeing livestock up close and experiencing some of the practical sides of a working farm. Tom Ricketts, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to New Zealand," 5 Oct. 2016

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1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Woolshed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolshed. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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