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snowshed

(ˈsnəʊˌʃɛd)
n
(Railways) a shelter built over an exposed section of railway track to prevent its blockage by snow

snow•shed

(ˈsnoʊˌʃɛd)

n.
a structure, as over an extent of railroad track, for protection against snow.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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