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(Railways) a shelter built over an exposed section of railway track to prevent its blockage by snow
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a structure, as over an extent of railroad track, for protection against snow.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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Piles of snow shed by the roof are grabbed by snow-grooming machines at night and spread on the slopes.