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sheds

verb
present tense third-person singular of shed

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside
  • a snake's skin doesn't grow as the snake does, so every so often the snake will shed its old skin

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2 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • you need to shed your old notions of propriety and have some fun for a change

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sheds

noun
plural of shed

Synonyms of sheds (Entry 2 of 2)

as in lean-tos

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