woolshed

noun

wool·​shed ˈwu̇l-ˌshed How to pronounce woolshed (audio)
: 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, 5 Oct. 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of woolshed was in 1844

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“Woolshed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolshed. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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